Criminal Law

California Woman Sentenced to Prison for Stealing $5M from HP

A Fremont woman who stole nearly $5 million was sentenced to three years in prison for defrauding her employer, HP, Inc, the U.S. Department of Justice announced last week.

Shelbee Szeto, 30, pleaded guilty in March to using company credit cards meant to pay vendors to instead pay a series of fake Square, Stripe and PayPal accounts under her control.

Szeto, who served as an executive assistant and as the company’s planning manager, ultimately stole $4.8 million, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Stephanie Hinds. She pleaded guilty to wire fraud, money laundering and filing a false tax return.

Read the source article at The Mercury News

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