Thursday, March 15, 2012

Massachusetts Woman Charged With Embezzling Nearly $200K From Employer

Irina Cholodenko, 45, of Natick, Massachusetts has been charged with embezzling  $197,641 from her unnamed employer, a video production company based in Newton, Mass. where she had been employed as a Controller.  According to prosecutors, over a period of at least 5 years, from 2005 through 2010, Cholodenko forged company checks she deposited into her own accounts or otherwise used for her own benefit.  Specifically, Cholodenko has been charged with three counts of bank fraud, four counts of uttering forged securities and five counts of wire fraud.  Research suggests that the victim company is Video Link, Inc. 

Read the story herehere and here.

Update (10/2/12): Cholodenko was sentenced to 27 months in prison and ordered to pay full restitution.

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