Missouri woman could face years behind bars for embezzlement

On behalf of The Marks Law Firm, L.L.C. posted in Fraud on Wednesday, March 7, 2012

A Missouri woman recently pled guilty to embezzlement and tax fraud. She admitted to embezzling over $500,000 from two separate employers and said that she did not pay taxes on any of the funds.

Prior to 1999, the woman worked for Modern Business Systems where she admitted to embezzling $54,000. From 1999 to 2008 she served as vice president and secretary to the board of directors at Jefferson Bank. During that time she fraudulently embezzled $487,000 from not only the bank, but also from the bank president’s personal checking account.

As his personal executive assistant, the woman had access to the president’s personal account to pay his bills …