Monday, January 16, 2012

North Carolina Attorney Indicted On Charges She Embezzled $1.13 Million From Clients

Jennifer Lynne Green-Lee, 39, of Raleigh, North Carolina, an attorney, has been indicted on charges she embezzled some $1.13 million from her legal clients.  According to reports, between March and May 2011, Green-Lee siphoned the funds from client accounts for her own benefit.  Some $244,075.52 was allegedly stolen from Golden Properties and Development, Inc., a local contracting company, in three separate transactions.  Green-Lee has been suspended from practicing law pending the outcome of the criminal proceedings.  She has been indicted on 13 counts of felony theft by embezzlement.

Read the story here and here.

Update (2/16/15): Green-Lee was sentenced to a minimum 5 years in prison.

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