BALTIMORE (AP) — A woman who worked as a bookkeeper has been charged in Maryland with fraudulently obtaining approximately $1 million from her employers.
Lisa Fore was charged Monday in federal court with four counts of mail fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft.READ MORE: Barricade Situation Developing After Shooting In Prince George's County
The charges are in a criminal information, which typically signals a plea deal has been reached.
A court filing says Fore repeatedly forged signatures on checks drawn from company bank accounts for her personal use.READ MORE: Surveillance Video Shows Response After Four Children Shot In East Baltimore; Governor Criticizes Justice System As ‘Broken’ Amid Spike In Violence
The Cirelli Company was one of the companies that employed Fore, who was a resident of Hampstead, Maryland.
The 48-year-old worked for her employers for 17 years, ending July 2018.MORE NEWS: For The Third Day In A Row, Some Baltimore City Schools Were Forced To Dismiss Early Due To Lack Of Air Conditioning
Fore is scheduled to make her initial court appearance in Baltimore on Nov. 20.