Sunday, November 13, 2011

New Jersey Woman Sentenced For Embezzling $1.1 Million From Law Firm

Kathleen Baker, 54, of Brick Township, New Jersey, has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for embezzling some $1.1 million from an undisclosed law firm based in Lakewood, New Jersey, where she had been employed as office manager.  According to prosecutors, over a six year period from June 2003 to June 2009, Brick siphoned funds from the law firm by writing checks to herself and fictitious company called Corporate Solutions which she controlled.  Baker plead guilty last July to an Information charging her with one count of wire fraud.

Read the story here.

Read the DOJ announcement here.

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