North Country News
5:50 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

Police Say NY Man Stole $467K from Construction Company

Authorities say an upstate New York man charged with stealing more than $50,000 from his employer actually stole nearly 10 times that amount.

State police investigators tell the Adirondack Daily Enterprise that an examination of Lawrence Jaques' (jayks)' bank records revealed that he actually embezzled more than $467,000 from Torrance Construction of Lake Placid.

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New England News
10:00 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

Former Clerk Charged with Stealing Thousands from City of Westfield, Mass.

A former clerk in the Westfield, Massachusetts collector's office has been charged with embezzling $110,000 from the city.

A formal complaint against Susan Duffy was filed in federal court yesterday. She is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on charges of embezzlement and false income tax reporting.

She was hired by the city in April 2005 and fired in February 2011 when the alleged embezzlement was discovered.

The city hired an independent auditor, who confirmed the missing funds.

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New York News
7:59 am
Tue May 15, 2012

Ex-NY Senator Espada Found Guilty of Embezzlement

Former New York State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. has been found guilty of embezzlement charges. WAMC’s Dave Lucas has more…

A jury delivered the partial verdict Monday in federal court in Brooklyn.  It was the 11th day of often tumultuous deliberations. The jury is still deliberating on charges against Espada's son and on four remaining counts against him.

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