Thursday, May 31, 2012

Mississippi Woman Pleads Guilty To Bank Fraud In Connection With $387K Embezzlement

Deanna Mickle, 42, of Florence, Mississippi, has pleaded guilty to bank fraud charges in connection with her alleged embezzlement of $387,165 from Barlow Eddy Jenkins, a local architectural firm where she had been employed as bookkeeper.  According to authorities, over a period of about 7 years, beginning in 2004, Mickle wrote checks to herself and forging the signature of a former employee who was authorized to sign checks for the firm.  Mickle is scheduled to be sentenced on August 16, 2012.

Read the story here.

Update (8/17/12): Mickle was sentenced to 27 months in federal prison and ordered to pay restitution of $384,995.45 to Barlow Eddy Jenkins. 

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Has the sentencing been handed down yet?