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Fourth Department – Simpson & Simpson v. Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Embezzlement Comingling of Funds – Knowledge of Embezzlement Simpson & Simpson v. Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman CA 14-02184 Appealed from Supreme Court, Erie County Background: The defendant law firm had a former employee who resigned and ...

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Downstate attorney admits stealing from clients

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr., Wednesday announced the guilty plea of attorney Douglas Arntsen, 34, to embezzling more than $10 million dollars from two clients of the Manhattan law firm Crowell & Moring LLP, where the defendant was ...

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Ex-court clerk accused of thefts

SYRACUSE — The former clerk of a central New York town court has been charged with embezzling $27,000 from traffic fine payments. The Syracuse Post-Standard reports that 66-year-old Mary Cole is accused of stealing the money from the Cicero court ...

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Fraud Facts: Taking embezzlement to extreme lengths

I love the Olympic Games. I watch every sport that I can. It’s not just sports and competition. It’s the Olympic spirit of competing for your country against other countries. It’s pride. It’s the difficulty of peaking in your sport ...

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Lawyer sentenced for embezzlement

Thomas J. Barnes, 55, of Buffalo, has been sentenced by U.S. District Chief Judge William M. Skretny eight months home confinement and two years probation for conviction of embezzling from an employee pension benefit plan. Barnes was also ordered to ...

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Lawyer pleads guilty to embezzlement

Thomas J. Barnes, 55, of Buffalo, has pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Chief Judge William M. Skretny to a felony charge of embezzlement from an employee pension benefit plan. The charge carries a maximum penalty of five years imprisonment, ...

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Webster man admits embezzling postal funds

Joseph A. Piehler, 57, of Webster, has pleaded guilty to theft of government property. He faces up to 10 years in prison, a $250,000 fine or both. Assistant U.S. Attorney John J. Field said Piehler operated a contract Postal Service unit in a convenience store he owned ...

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Nun accused of embezzling $850,000

NEW ROCHELLE — A Catholic nun who ran a suburban New York City college’s finances embezzled more than $850,000 and spent it on herself, federal prosecutors said Friday.

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