Monday, March 21, 2011
Department of Justice
United States Attorney William C. Killian Eastern District of Tennessee
MCMINNVILLE RESIDENT SENTENCED IN EMBEZZLEMENT SCHEME
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn - Glenna R. Campbell, 56, of McMinnville, Tenn., was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Chattanooga, by the Honorable Harry S. Mattice, Jr., to serve 41 months in prison on each count of conviction, to be served concurrently; pay $119,835.40 in addition to $100,000 in forfeiture already paid in cash to the victim, Stewart's Pharmacy, McMinnville, Tenn.; pay $800 in special assessments; and serve three years supervised release upon her release from federal prison.
Campbell was convicted by a federal grand jury in November 2010 on six counts of mail fraud, one count of wire fraud, and one count of money laundering. Evidence during the trail proved that from 2002 until about July 6, 2009, she devised a scheme to defraud her employer, Stewart Pharmacy, Inc., of approximately $407,000. She embezzled cash and money orders from her employer which she then converted into her own personal use. Campbell used the funds to purchase services, goods, and merchandise, including an Allegro motor home, jewelry, a Tracker Pontoon boat, jet skis, vehicles, Tennessee Titan football tickets, and other luxury items.
“The use of the U.S. Postal Service and the internet to embezzle monies from an employer, constitutes a federal crime. We appreciate the cooperation of the state and federal agencies in the detection and successful conviction in this case. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Humble and Woods are to be commended for their work as well,” said U.S. Attorney Bill Killian.
The indictment and subsequent conviction of Campbell was the result of an investigation by by Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Gary S. Humble and Jay Woods represented the United States.