An Alabama bookkeeper was sentenced to nearly five years in prison for stealing more than $900,000 from her former employer through fraud and identity theft.
U.S. District Judge C. Lynwood Smith Jr. ordered Peggy McGlaughn, 68, to serve 57 months in prison. McGlaughn also must serve five years’ supervised release after completing her prison sentence and pay $933,079 in restitution to Bob Roberts & Company, the Etowah County construction company where she worked as bookkeeper and office manager for 24 years. She will be credited $60,750 toward that restitution for two vehicles seized through asset forfeiture proceedings by the FBI.
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