Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Former Receptionist In Illinois Sentenced For Embezzling More Than $100K

Erica Salgado, 24, of Montgomery, Illinois, has been sentenced to four years in prison for embezzling $102,690 from Rental Homes, Inc. where she had been employed as a receptionist.  According to authorities, over a 13 month period, beginning April 14, 2009 and continuing through May 23, 2010, Salgado wrote herself at least 80 unauthorized checks and forged the owner's signature for her own benefit.  She reportedly spent some of the money purchasing designer purses and other luxury items.  Salgado has also been ordered to pay full restitution. 

Read the story here.

Read the DuPage County prosecutor's announcement here.

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