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Former HP employee pleads guilty to defrauding company of $5M

Original post made on Mar 24, 2022

A former HP Inc. employee pleaded guilty to charges that she siphoned over $5 million from her employer, using the money to pay for expensive cars, designer handbags and other luxury items.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, March 24, 2022, 9:22 AM

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Posted by Barron Parker Too
a resident of Barron Park
on Mar 24, 2022 at 12:21 pm

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Most people who are successful at embezzling large amounts of money over several years are psychopaths. After they are caught, they typically serve short sentences because judges don't understand that they are serial thieves: once they are back on the street, they will adopt a new identity in another state and do it all over again. They get away with it because they are slick, very good manipulators, relatively fearless in their actions, and have plans B, C, etc to deflect any suspicion that may come up. The only way to protect society is to put them away for a long time, and then to follow them after they are out with many years of probation.

The world expert on psychopathy is Robert Hare:
Web Link

His checklist is the standard used for diagnosis.

Posted by Green Gables
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Mar 24, 2022 at 6:47 pm

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It's just never enough for some people. Throw her in the slammer and lose the key.

Posted by eileen
a resident of College Terrace
on Mar 30, 2022 at 3:24 pm

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I think this 30-year-old HP employee was fencing the expensive item for cash. She was probably working with a money-laundering ring and was not buying tons of thousand-dollar purses and jewelry for herself! Have they arrested her accomplices yet?

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