Bookkeeper sentenced to five years in prison for embezzling over $800,000 from Indiana trucking company
An Indiana woman was sentenced Sept. 11 to nearly five years in federal prison for embezzling more than $800,000 from a trucking company. According to the article from the freightwaves.com and its author Clarissa Hawes
Once released from federal prison, Lucy Owens, 42, of Hobart, Indiana, will serve one year of supervised release and has also been ordered to pay nearly $820,500 in restitution to James Djuric, owner of Djuric Trucking of Hammond, Indiana. Hawes also erothe in her article
Federal prosecutors claimed Owens, who worked for the company for nine years, used her position as a bookkeeper for Djuric Trucking to divert company funds over a five-year period to pay more than $460,000 in personal credit card bills. She also tapped the company’s bank account to pay for family vacations, jewelry, and home improvement projects, federal officials alleged. According to Hawes.
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Source and credits: freightwaves.com / Clarissa Hawes and, iTrucker / Mario Pawlowski