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Dickinson County Woman Pleads Guilty
To Embezzling $800,000+ From Employer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Nov. 13, 2012

TOPEKA, KAN. – A Dickinson County woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $800,000 from the credit union where she worked, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.

Pamela Emig, 46, Solomon, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement. In her plea, Emig admitted that from 2005 to 2011 she embezzled $817,167 while she was working for Enterprise Credit at 102 Factory in Enterprise, Kan.

Emig admitted she kited checks between accounts under her control at the credit union to cover up embezzlements and increasingly larger shortages. She would make a large deposit toward the end of the month and include the deposit in the general ledger, but the actual deposit would not be sent to the corporate checking account until the middle of the next month. At that time another larger check would be drafted out of another account at the credit union.

Sentencing is set for Feb. 11. Grissom commended the FBI, Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard Hathaway and Assistant U.S. Attorney Christine Kenney for their work on the case.

 

 

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