Sunday, April 29, 2012

Virginia Woman Sentenced For Embezzling As Much As $1 Million From Marriott International

Lorraine Wakefield, 51, of Alexandria, Virginia has been sentenced to one year and a day in prison for embezzling between $400,000 and $1 million from Marriott International where she had been employed as an administrator.  Wakefield reportedly used her corporate credit card and those executives she supported for her own benefit.  She also submitted false invoices and had the company pay for her personal American Express bills.  Wakefield, who pleaded guilty to wire fraud charges in January 2012, has also been ordered to repay Marriott $440,000. 

Read the story here and here.

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