Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Former Oregon Bookkeeper Sentenced In $742K Embezzlement Scheme From Tire Company
Aleda Zonn Carter, 47, of Turner, Oregon, was sentenced yesterday to nine and a half years in prison for embezzling more than $742,000 from Superior Tire Service in Salem, where she had been employed as lead bookkeeper, reporting directly to the company CFO. Authorities believe Carter embezzled between $860,000 and $1 million over a ten year period by making bi-monthly electronic transfers of funds directly into her own accounts. However, there is a six year statute of limitations and she was only charged with that portion. Carter previously pleaded guilty to seven charges of aggravated theft.
Read the story here.