The Case of the Overpaid Office Manager

Randy Schaffer referred a client who owned an Architecture firm. When the Officer Manager had taken some time off, the owner of the firm had an opportunity to review the bank statements, finding that the Office Manager, who had control of the checking account, had possibly issued herself more paychecks than she deserved.

Gradoni Investigates Embezzlement

Our review of the check register indicated that the Office Manager had, in fact, issued extra paychecks to herself, forging the owner’s signature.

The culprit confessed to J.J. Gradoni during an interview. When asked why she did it, she responded “Forging the signature was just too easy.” Charges are pending.

RESULT BASED ON INVESTIGATION: Suspect Confessed to Embezzlement

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The Case of the Overpaid Office Manager