Property Management Employee Charged with Embezzlement

July 4, 2013

Mary Ellen McCabe, who was the accounts payable manager at Cranbrook Property Management, has been accused of embezzling over $180,000 in a scheme that spanned four years.  Sterling Heights police Lieutenant Luke Riley said McCabe is alleged of writing herself about 250 checks since 2009.  The checks were cashed at banks, party stores, and at […]

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Bonney Lake Woman Sentenced for Embezzling from Employer

April 28, 2013

Jeanette Kay Sturtz was sentenced last Wednesday to 30 days community service and 15 days house arrest after pleading guilty to embezzling funds from two former employers.  In total, Sturtz stole in excess of $35,000 from the homeowner’s association and landscaping company where she previously held jobs. Prosecutors contend that from September 2010 to September […]

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Oklahoma Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Insurance Fraud

April 4, 2013

Christopher M. Bland, a local business owner in Bixby, has pleaded guilty to a wire fraud charge that resulted from an investigation by the Oklahoma Insurance Department’s Anti-Fraud Unit.  Bland was indicted with 14 counts of wire fraud and 12 counts of making false statements to a financial institution earlier this year on January 11th.  […]

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Ex- Stanford Executives Convicted in $7.2 billion Ponzi Scheme

February 19, 2013

The Department of Justice has reported that two former Stanford Financial Group executives were each sentenced to 20 years in a federal prison for aiding convicted financier Robert Allen Stanford in perpetuating a massive Ponzi scheme totaling over $7.2 billion. Gilbert Lopez, the former chief officer of Stanford Financial Group, and former controller Mark Kuhrt […]

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