Former CFO Admits Embezzling Over $250,000 From Emporia Firm

By: Nick Viviani
By: Nick Viviani

EMPORIA, Kan. (WIBW) -- An Emporia woman faces up to 10 years behind bars after she admitted to stealing more than a quarter-million dollars from her former employer.

Fifty-eight year-old Sandra Moore pleaded guilty to a lone count of embezzlement on Monday, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced. She is set to be sentenced on March 3. In addition to the prison time, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom, said she could be fined as much as $250,000.

Moore was accused of taking $265,927.

In her plea, Moore listed several ways she transferred money from the accounts of Emporia-based Sauder Custom Fabrication, Inc., where she served as its Chief Financial Officer, to her own, including: making unauthorized transfer's from Sauders disbursement account and issuing unauthorized checks and depositing them into either her own accounts or to repay 401K loans.

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