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Mandeville Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that on January 25, 2024, DEBORAH C. KLOOR, age 60, of Mandeville, pleaded guilty to access device fraud before Chief United States District Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown.

According to court documents, KLOOR admitted to embezzling money from her Folsom-based employer, identified as “Company A” in the indictment, where she worked as a bookkeeper. KLOOR also stole funds from that business’s owner, “Individual B,” for whom KLOOR worked as a personal assistant. KLOOR admitted to using Company A’s credit cards and Individual B’s bank accounts and Amazon account without authorization, for her own personal benefit. From approximately January 2015 through December 2019, KLOOR admitted to misappropriating $446,324.04 from Company A and from Individual B, without their knowledge or permission.

KLOOR faces up to 10 years in prison, up to a $250,000.00 fine or the greater of twice the gross gain or twice the gross loss, and up to three years of supervised release after imprisonment. She would also pay a $100 mandatory special assessment fee. Chief Judge Brown scheduled KLOORS sentencing for April 25, 2024.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, New Orleans Field Office, in investigating this matter. Assistant U.S. Attorney Matthew R. Payne, Senior Litigation Counsel, is in charge of the prosecution.


Shane M. Jones

Public Information Oficer

United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

United States Department of Justice

Updated January 26, 2024

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