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A television station’s former accounting director pleaded guilty to stealing more $1.8 million from her employees and spending it on jewelry, paintings, and fur coats.
She would overpay the station’s travel bills and divert the refunds to her own credit card bills and personal accounts.
She was sentenced to 7 ½ years in prison on a single count of theft from CBS affiliate WBBM – TV
Source: AP, “Ex-Accountant at CBS Affiliate Sentenced,” Las Vegas Sun, November 5, 2003.