Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Virginia Woman & Former Bookkeeper Sentenced To 3 Years For Embezzling $110K

From the News & Advance on 2/18/14:

A Lynchburg woman convicted of stealing more than $100,000 from a Bedford business will serve three years in prison and is ordered to pay the money back, an uphill task she said in court Tuesday she will do anything to fulfill.

Vickie Elkins McPhearson, former bookkeeper of Witt Mechanical, pleaded guilty in November to three counts of embezzlement and three counts of money laundering. While taking the witness stand on her own behalf Tuesday in a Bedford County Circuit Court hearing, McPhearson said she has asked God and her family to forgive her, and seeks forgiveness from Jeff Witt, her former employer.


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