Saturday, March 31, 2012

California Woman Charged With Embezzling $104K From County Tax Office

Patricia Moretti
Mary "Patricia" Moretti, 56, of Mariposa, California, has been charged with embezzling about $104,000 from the Mariposa County tax office where she had been employed.   According to authorities, over a six year period, from September 2006 until earlier this year, Moretti is believed to have siphoned funds from the tax office by converting tax receipts for her own benefit.  The 71-count criminal complaint filed against Moretti includes charges of burglary, grand theft, embezzlement by clerk, embezzlement by government clerk, forgery and altering government documents.

Read the story here.

Hat tip: FraudTalk reader Joe.

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