TWO WOMAN IN TROUBLES * USA: By defraud trucking Cos.
1 - * Michigan - Woman gets prison for ‘cunning' embezzlement that closed trucking firm
--- A Grand Rapids woman convicted of embezzling from a Kent County trucking company that has since closed was sentenced to prison Tuesday, Jan. 24 for what the judge called a “cunning and sophisticated’’ crime... “The crime is one of some enormity; it was committed with a considerable amount of cunning and certainly was not a spur of the moment thing,’’ Kent County Circuit Court Judge Donald A. Johnston said...Ilderina Kajtezovic, 25, apologized for her actions, which played out over several months in 2015 at AA Transportation. The trucking company on Broadmoor Avenue SE lost more than $300,000, forcing it to close... Johnston sentenced Kajtezovic to between two and 20 years in prison for embezzlement and between 14 months and 7 years for using a computer to commit a crime. The sentences will run concurrent... She and her father were arrested last year, accused of submitting fraudulent invoices and transactions with a billing company in excess of $750,000. The pair worked at the trucking company at the time of the embezzlement...
(Photo: Kent County Jail - Ilderina Kajtezovic sentenced to prison Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2016) -- Grand Rapids, MICH. -WZZM, by John Hogan - January 24, 2017
2 * Nebraska - Woman pleads guilty to stealing $222K from Carter Lake trucking company
Waterloo, Nebraska, woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing $222,000 from a Carter Lake trucking business – which she will now have to pay back, plus more... Beth Beutler, 45, was charged with 39 felony counts of forgery – a class D felony – for stealing funds from McMullen Brothers Trucking in 2015... Beutler was also charged with first-degree theft and ongoing unlawful activity. Pleading guilty to amended charges, she received 25 years in jail, which was suspended... According to the police report, investigators were told by an employee at the business on Jan. 6, 2016, they believed someone had taken advantage of their checking system... The system, called T-Check, allows truck drivers to access authorized funds across the country through authorization codes, similar to Western Union... The funds are usually used for service payments, gas or other expenses...
(Photo Beth Beutler) - Waterloo, NEB, USA - The Daily Nonpareil, by Mike Bell - Jan 25, 2017
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