Female White-Collar Crime Divas-Mordern Day Thieves
“Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.” Benjamin Disraeli
I was very disturbed today as I was preparing for this post to find that some women are committing not only a white-collar crime of this nature, but a very dangerous act not only for themselves, but to others as well. These acts could easily end up in a lost of lives. I’m talking about arson, burning their homes to obtain insurance money.
Today, I have two CrimeDivas who have recently allegedly committed this crime and they are: Terry Lynn Leach, 59, of Marion, MI, and Donna Fitzgerald, 48, of Indianapolis, IN.
Ms. Leach was arrested in GA, ‘on the run?’, and charged with multiple charges including arson and insurance fraud.
Ms. Fitzgerald is said to have started multiple fires and fraudulently collected thousands of dollars in insurance money for the destroyed properties. She was charged with two counts of arson and two counts of insurance fraud and investigators have tied Ms. Fitzgerald to four fires since 1998.
It was not reported how much insurance money these women collected, but they will be facing some serious time.
I say this is very dangerous and disturbing to me, because I was at the law office where I work one day and an apartment building less than half a block away was on fire. The residents all got out without harm, but I observed for hours the firemen trying to keep the fire under control and from not reaching the two houses that were sitting very close on both sides. The roof caved in, the windows blew out sending glass in all direction, just think of someone purposely setting a place on fire – for money . . . No, don’t do this!!!!
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