Wednesday, May 16, 2012

California Man Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Nearly $450K

Mark George Jankowski, 51, of Turlock, California has pleaded guilty to six counts of mail fraud for embezzling $448,366 from Ruiz Foods where he had been employed as Marketing Director.  According to prosecutors, over a period of more than 5 1/2 years, from December 2004 to July 2010, Jankowski siphoned funds from the company by submitting fraudulent vendor invoices for payment which were then converted to his own benefit.  Jankowski is scheduled to be sentenced on August 6, 2012. 

Read the story here and here.

Read the DOJ announcement here.

Update (8/8/12): Jankowski was sentenced to to two and a half years in prison and ordered to pay a total of $691,483 in restitution.

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