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Woman Sentenced to Probation for Embezzling from Former Employer

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH - A former resident of Beaver County, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to five years of probation on her conviction of mail fraud, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Arthur J. Schwab imposed the sentence on Maria P. Makozy, 48, of Fort St. Lucie, Florida.

According to the information presented to the court, Makozy embezzled from her former employer, Keymax Settlement Services, to pay for personal credit card expenses using company checks.

Assistant United States Attorney Gregory C. Melucci prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

The U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the United States Postal Inspection Service and the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation for the successful prosecution of Maria P. Makozy.

Updated March 17, 2016

Topic
Financial Fraud