HCSO Financial Crimes Charge Woman For Felony Theft

 

(Harris County, TX) — Harris County Sheriff’s Office investigators have charged 29-year-old Dana Williams with Aggregate theft $275,000.00 after she was found to have stolen cash from her employer and concealing the theft through various accounting fraud.

Williams an employee of a local Kroger store was in charge of handling the cash room dispersal for the self-service check out points in the store. She had been employed at the store since its opening in 2014. The thefts were believed to have started in March of 2016 thru February of 2107. The embezzlement came to light, after she did not report to work due to an illness. Kroger loss prevention employees began to uncover false deposits and transfers Williams was making and redirecting to cover the cash she was taking during her employment.

She had used several different fraud mechanisms to conceal her thefts. The HCSO Financial Crimes investigators were made aware of the incident and began the investigation on Williams’s actions. They were able to find on video numerous incidents of her pocketing and concealing money as she worked.

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