Md. Woman Charged With Taking $275K From Employer

BALTIMORE  (AP) — A Carroll County woman is charged in a scheme to take more than $275,000 from the roofing company where she worked.

A federal grand jury returned an indictment Tuesday charging Sandra Klaus of Hampstead, who worked as a bookkeeper and administrative assistant at Tri-County Roofing and Sheet Metal in Westminster, with mail fraud.

The 12-count indictment alleges that since 2007, Klaus diverted company funds to pay personal credit card bills, cashed checks issued to a fictitious employee and inserted her name as payee on checks she was given to make payments for the business. Klaus is accused of secretly setting up a connection to the company’s server to make fraudulent entries into the accounting system from home

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

  • Mary

    What a crook. I feel bad for the company.

  • more problems

    You know this is down right crazy here it is I’m trying to find a job and she get caught stealing from hers. What sense do that make she just making it hard for good people that’s unemployed to get a job what a shame

  • just not right

    say it ain’t so…Sandy Klaus !

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