Monday, February 20, 2012

Former Bookkeeper Of Minnesota VFW Accused Of Embezzling More Than $200K

Becky Lynn Heald, 59, of Maple Grove, Minnesota, has been accused of embezzling more than $200,000 from the Golden Valley Veterans of Foreign Wars post where she had served as bookkeeper for 25 years.  According to reports, Heald wrote and forged at least 141 fraudulent checks for her own benefit as well as stole cash from the Post's safe over a period of more than 5 years, beginning in May 2006 and continuing through June 2011.  She then allegedly maintained an "elaborate" second set of books to cover the thefts from the Post's members.  Heald has been charged with theft by swindle.

Read the story here and here.

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