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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Indiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, December 9, 2016

Former bookkeeper sentenced in fraud case

Bookkeeper at Jeffersonville business made unauthorized purchases totaling over $105,000

INDIANAPOLIS - United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler, announced today the sentencing of a former bookkeeper at Marine Industries Corporation (“MIC”).  Alice Marie Casey, 45, of Jeffersonville, Indiana, was sentenced to two years’ imprisonment by U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker following her conviction on three counts of access device fraud.

Alice Marie Casey served as the bookkeeper at MIC in Jeffersonville, Indiana, where she paid company credit card bills, issued company credit cards to new employees, destroyed and cancelled company credit cards of former employees and completed tasks associated with the company’s mail.

Casey opened several business credit card accounts under other employee’s names, including hers and the company CEO, without MIC’s knowledge, consent, or authorization and used the cards for her personal use.  She made unauthorized purchases which included firearms, furniture, funeral arrangements, life insurance policies, electronics and theater tickets totaling over $105,000.

 This investigation was a collaborative effort between the United States Secret Service and the Jeffersonville Police Department.

According to Assistant United States Attorney Kyle Sawa, who is prosecuting this case for the government, Casey must make restitution of over $105,000, serve three years of supervised release and perform community service.

Topic(s): 
StopFraud
Updated December 9, 2016