Criminal Justice

Ex-administrator gets over 10 years in $1M law firm theft; all but $237K was recovered


A former law office administrator of a Raleigh, N.C., firm has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for embezzling over $1 million.

Susan Rouse got 131 to 179 months for stealing from Nicholls & Crampton over a seven-year period, WRAL reports.

All but about $237,000 of the amount taken from the firm reportedly has been recovered.

See also:

ABAJournal.com: “Former Office Manager Repays $350K to NC Law Firm”

News & Observer: “Raleigh woman accused of embezzling surrenders beach house”

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