WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN — A woman in charge of handling payroll for a building maintenance company is charged with embezzling over $87,000, according to the Pioneer Press.
Dorothy Wessel, who worked for Carlson Building Maintenance, stole $37,172 in 2007 and $42,245 in 2008 by generating 127 fraudulent payroll checks for terminated employees and pocketing the money, the story stated.
Wessel is already on probation for two counts of felony theft stemming from a 2003 incident in which she still owes $281,000 in restitution to a former employer, the story noted.
Wessel earned a gross salary of $50,000 from Carlson Building Maintenance, the story added.
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