Thursday, February 2, 2012

Florida Woman Sentenced For Embezzling More Than $500K

Carrie Elizabeth Pifer, 28, of Port Orange, Florida, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for embezzling at least $510,000 from John's Appliance City where she had been employed as an administrator.  However, John's Appliance owner John Hinton believes the actual theft is more than $750,000.  According to reports, Pifer was responsible for taking each day's cash receipts and depositing them into the company bank account.  She is alleged to have misappropriating the cash receipts for her own benefit over a period of more than 4 years, from at least January 1, 2006 through May 17, 2010.  Pifer, who was originally charged with embezzlement in August 2010, was also ordered to pay restitution and will have an additional 10 years probation after her prison term. 

Read the story here and here.

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