Local CFO Gets House Arrest For Embezzling Over $250,000

EMPORIA, Kan. (WIBW) -- The former Chief Financial Officer for an Emporia, Kansas-based firm was sentenced to house arrest Tuesday after admitting to stealing more than a quarter-million dollars from her company.

Sandra Moore, 58, pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement and will serve four months of home confinement in addition to paying full restitution, according to U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom's Office.

In her plea, Grissom's Office said Moore admitted she taking money from Sauder Custom Fabrication, Inc., where she serve as CFO, in 2008. The Emporia woman told the court she diverted funds several ways including: making unauthorized transfers to her personal account, cashing unauthorized checks, and using unauthorized checks to repay loans to her 401(k) account.

In all, she stole $265,927.