The GoldbergLaw Firm
Need an experienced lawyer, with a successful record at trial? Call us. 216-592-8719

The Right Lawyer Can Change Your Future

Rated by Super Lawyers Michael J. Goldberg

“Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.�

View Our Practice Areas

Woman working for an Ohio Sheriff charged with embezzlement

The Fayette County Sheriff's Department has arrested one of its civilian employees that works in the front office. The Ohio woman has been charged with embezzlement related to some missing funds. The missing money is comprised of service fees paid by Fayette County citizens for various things.

The sheriff's office provides many services that require a fee. Some of those services include, but are not limited to, report copies, permits for concealed weapons, civil process service and home confinement. According to authorities, the woman had allegedly been keeping the monies for herself and had been maintaining a separate receipt book and submitting false reports to conceal the theft. There is approximately $30,000 missing over the course of the past several months.

The Ohio woman is a secretary in the department's front office. She has been with the department for about two years. What led authorities to suspect the woman has not been revealed. Details regarding how long the money has been missing and who else may have had access to the money have not been revealed.

The charge of embezzlement carries serious penalties and consequences. It would be beneficial for the secretary in this case to conduct her own investigation into who else may have had access to the money, receipt books and reports that she is accused of stealing and altering. She will also need to review the evidence against her and confront any witnesses to her alleged crimes. It will be up to prosecutors to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that this secretary was able to outwit members of the sheriff's department for several months and commit these crimes.

Source: wowktv.com, "Secretary at Fayette County Sheriff's Office arrested on embezzlement charge," June 28, 2013

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Get Our Experience On Your Side. Call 216-592-8719 today.

Email Us For A Response

Contact The Firm

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

The Goldberg Law Firm

OFFICE LOCATION
Lakeside Place
323 Lakeside Ave. West
Suite 450
Cleveland, OH 44113

Toll Free: 800-845-4710
Phone: 216-592-8719
Fax: 216-781-6242
Cleveland Law Office Map