Sunday, January 12, 2014

Former Controller Charged With Embezzling $4 Million From Nebraska Company; Blames Gambling Habit

From: KETV on 1/10/14:

A 54-year-old woman accused of tax fraud in Sarpy County in connection with misappropriating her employer's funds now faces felony charges in Douglas County.

Caroline Richardson was booked on three counts of felony theft early Friday.

Investigators said that while employed as a controller for Colombo Candy and Tobacco Wholesale Company, Richardson misappropriated more than $4 million in company funds.


Read the whole story and watch the video here.

Update (1/14/14): Richardson was sentenced five years in prison for three counts of income tax evasion.

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