Female White-Collar Crime Divas-Mordern Day Thieves
“The hell to be endured hereafter, of which theology tells, is no worse than the hell we make for ourselves in this world by habitually fashioning our characters in the wrong way.” Williams James
Indeed our CrimeDiva today had created a lifelong habit for herself. Ann Ray, 69, of CA, was charged, convicted and sentenced to federal prison for embezzling nearly $5 million from a wealthy family she worked for as a, you guessed, bookkeeper!
Ms. Ray is the perfect profile of a CrimeDiva. If you don’t know the profile click here. Ms. Ray had been working closely with the family that employed her as their personal bookkeeper for over three decades. According to the records, she started stealing small amounts of money back in the 1980’s, and it snowballed into hundreds of thousands per year. She spent the money on everything including gambling binges at casinos.
As the family personal bookkeeper she was able to write checks to herself, but spent a great deal of her time hiding her activities by changing bookkeeping entries, records and bank statements – on a daily basis. [If you have not read the confession essay by the housing agent read it now – it tells of these addicted patterns Ms. Ray displayed].
Ms. Ray was given 46 months in a federal prison and ordered to repay the family $4.5 million and the IRS $1.6 million for the 6 counts of tax evasion she plead guilty to that actually uncovered the embezzlement crime.
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