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Woman faces five-year sentence for embezzling $700K

Original post made on Dec 7, 2017

A woman faces five years in prison at her sentencing today for embezzling more than $700,000 from a Palo Alto landscaping company, the Santa Clara County prosecutors said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, December 7, 2017, 9:42 AM

Comments (5)

Posted by Downtown
a resident of Downtown North
on Dec 7, 2017 at 11:19 am

Must be quite a landscaping company not to miss over $700K in a 2 year period?? [Portion removed.]

Posted by AlexDeLarge
a resident of Midtown
on Dec 7, 2017 at 12:14 pm

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Posted by Resident
a resident of another community
on Dec 7, 2017 at 12:18 pm

The real crime is àll the workers that work for the subcontractors that are getting paid peanuts.

Posted by Resident
a resident of Barron Park
on Dec 7, 2017 at 8:41 pm

Disgusting human being, that poor company to have to deal with this. And she only got 5 years?! Our justice system doesn't seem to be doing much justice here!

Posted by Another Tom
a resident of Downtown North
on Dec 14, 2017 at 8:49 am

Another Tom is a registered user.

Was there any provision to pay back the money?
Otherwise that is about $150k per year. Not bad.

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