An Internal Revenue Service employee has been charged with embezzling government funds for using a government-issued purchase card to go on a shopping spree at Amazon.com.
Yetunde Oseni, a 37-year-old secretary who has worked for the IRS since 2000 in Maryland, allegedly used an IRS-issued Citibank MasterCard to buy items such as a chocolate fondue fountain, Harlequin romance novels, Bollywood movie videos, a candy and toy piñata, Omaha Steaks, trench coats, a set of dinnerware, children’s pop-up books, Pampers, mango body wash, riding boots and skinny jeans, according to a criminal complaint posted on The Smoking Gun.
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