Monday, January 30, 2012

Default Judgement Entered Against North Carolina Woman & Former Police Chief Husband Accused Of Embezzling $411K From Dental Office

A default judgment has been entered against Allison R. McKenzie, believed to be in her late 30s and Christopher T. McKenzie, believed to be in his early 40s, husband and wife, of Carthage, North Carolina for $411,000 allegedly embezzled from Dr. G.R Horton, a local dentist for which Allison had been employed.  Christopher McKenzie resigned as Chief of the Carthage Police Department.  She reportedly admitted to embezzling the funds over a period of "several years."  According to media reports, the thefts began in February 2005 and continued for more than 6 years until she was fired in June 2011.  Christopher resigned his position in July 2011.  At this time, no criminal charges have been filed against either party.

Read the story here and here.

Hat tip: FraudTalk reader Joe.

Update (8/8/12): Allison and Christopher McKenzie have been formally indicted on embezzlement charges.

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