Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Massive International Embezzlement Case: Danish Woman Charged With Embezzling About US$24.5 Million

Amanda Nyholm Jacobsen
Amanda Nyholm Jacobsen, the former airport catering company manager with Gate Gourmet in Copenhagen, Denmark, has been charged with embezzling 138 million kroner (US$24.5 million).  According to authorities, over a period of at least 3 years, from 2008 through 2011, Jacobsen apparently wrote checks for her own benefit to support a lavish lifestyle and pay for an expensive house in Denmark, cars, watches, jewelry, art and private trips.  She has been charged with embezzlement and forgery.  Jacobsen reportedly confessed to embezzling about 120 million kroner (US$21.3 million).

Read the story here and here.

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