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Oklahoma SPJ Treasurer Charged with Embezzlement

February 21st, 2013

The former treasurer of the Oklahoma chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists has been charged with felony embezzlement, accused of taking more than $43,000 from the organization while acting as treasurer. Scott Eric Cooper, 45, Norman, was charged last week in Cleveland County District Court. Cooper is accused of writing checks from the SPJ […]

Embezzlement Investigation at Carter County DA's Office

January 21st, 2013

A supervisor at the Carter County District Attorney’s office has been fired and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is conducting an investigation after auditors uncovered numerous accounting discrepancies.  The supervisor, who has not been charged with any crime and has not been named by District Attorney Craig Ladd, is suspected of embezzling from multiple […]

Oklahoma Casino Worker Accused of Embezzlement

December 24th, 2012

A former Oklahoma casino worker has been indicted by a federal grand jury after being accused of embezzling more than $150,000 from the casino where she worked as a cashier. Kimberly Dawn Logsdon, 39, of Anadarko, has been charged with embezzling from the Silver Buffalo Casino, owned by the Apache Tribe of Oklahoma. Logsdon worked […]

Alleged Embezzlement at Edmond Church

July 12th, 2012

When a recent parish assessment project at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Edmond, Oklahoma, showed an apparent misappropriation of funds, church officials turned to local police to launch an investigation.  Edmond police say that they are investigating a report of embezzlement of a church employee, whose identity has not been publicly confirmed by […]

Edmond Pool Builder Charged with Embezzlement

May 28th, 2012

Earlier this month, the Oklahoma Criminal Defense blog brought you the story of an Edmond roofer facing embezzlement charges after taking deposits but failing to do the roof repairs promised.  Now another Edmond businessman has been charged with embezzlement after failing to complete work contracted by customers.  Edmond swimming pool builder Gary Robert Oester, 54, […]

Edmond Contractor Charged with Embezzlement in Oklahoma County

May 17th, 2012

An Edmond roofing contractor already serving twenty years in suspended sentencing for prior embezzlement charges finds himself once again needing the help of an Oklahoma white collar crimes lawyer.  Brian Vincent Krafton, 42, is accused of taking nearly $12,000 in deposits for roof repairs, but never returning to begin the work.  Krafton was charged with […]

Ex-Juvenile Justice Worker Charged with Embezzlement in Oklahoma

May 10th, 2012

A former juvenile justice specialist with the Office of Juvenile Affairs in Frederick has been charged with four counts of embezzlement in Oklahoma.  Patricia J. Hughes, 61, was charged yesterday in Tillman County after she was accused of depositing money orders intended for victim restitution into her personal accounts.  Investigators were alerted to the alleged […]

Store Manager Charged with Embezzlement in Oklahoma County

May 3rd, 2012

Embezzlement often entails complex schemes to siphon money from its rightful owners, but the crime can be as simple as taking the money and walking away.  Oklahoma City white collar crime lawyers represent those who have been accused of stealing from the workplace by embezzling funds or property.  Sometimes, they represent individuals who are accused […]

Tulsa Football Player Charged with Embezzlement in Oklahoma

September 5th, 2011

On Saturday, the Oklahoma Sooners opened their college football season by taking on the University of Tulsa Golden Hurricanes.  The game was noticeably without OU’s starting linebacker Austin Box, who died in the offseason of a lethal combination of painkillers.  The Sooners also played without Travis Lewis, who was out with a broken toe, and […]

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