Saturday, July 17, 2004

She's guilty of $561K theft

The Enquirer

LEBANON - A woman pleaded guilty Friday to a charge that she stole $561,000 from her employer by diverting payments to the company for her use over three years.

Cathy Richardson, 38, pleaded guilty in Warren County Common Pleas Court to a felony charge of aggravated theft.

Authorities said she victimized the Imaging Resource Center, a Lebanon firm which provides mobile imaging services to health care professionals, from 2000 until May 2003. Richardson, an administrative assistant who handled billing and bookkeeping duties, diverted payments into a bank account she opened for the company, then transferred money into her account, investigators said.

Richardson could face a maximum punishment of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

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