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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Kentucky

Friday, May 10, 2013

Office Manager Of Northern Kentucky Company Sentenced To 51 Months For Mail Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

COVINGTON, KY - Pamela Brown, 43, of Independence, Ky., was sentenced today to 51 months in federal prison by U.S. District Judge David L. Bunning for mail fraud and aggravated identity theft. Judge Bunning also ordered Brown to pay $261,182.45 in restitution.

Brown previously admitted that over a seven year period she embezzled more than $261,000 from her employer, Northern Kentucky Title, Inc. Brown, who worked as the company’s office manager and bookkeeper, also acknowledged that she wrote checks issued from the business’ accounts to pay her personal expenses. She executed this by unlawfully accessing a signature stamp in the business owner’s name.

Brown pleaded guilty to the charges in January of 2013.

Under federal law, Brown must serve 85 percent of her prison sentence, and, upon release, will be under the supervision of the U.S. Probation Office for three years.

Kerry B. Harvey, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, and Perrye Turner, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Louisville Division, jointly made the announcement today.

The investigation was conducted by the FBI and local law enforcement. The U.S. Attorney’s Office was represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Christopher L. Nasson.

Updated November 25, 2015