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Gloucester County Woman Arrested For Embezzling Over Two Million From Concrete Company

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Franklin Township concrete business is out $2.2 million, embezzled, prosecutors say, by a longtime employee.

Gloucester County prosecutors say the thefts came to light last May. That’s when officials at GMAC Construction discovered tens of thousands of dollars in unauthorized credit card charges as well as checks written to a recycling company owned by husband of the now former office manager, 46-year-old Joanne Bittner-Lieze.

“The initial credit card charges were used apparently for a lot of household expenses not related to the employer. The rest of the money, that’s what is still under investigation.”, according to prosecutor’s office spokesman Bernard Weisenfeld

Bittner-Lieze, who surrendered to authorities on Friday, is charged with second degree theft.

“That can carry a state prison sentence of five to ten years,” added Weisenfeld.

The Deptford Township woman is out on $75,000 bail.

Reported By Molly Daly, KYW Newsradio.

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  • captinconcrete

    chipper your right also.and that company is full of pork

  • captinconcrete

    fact is it is a trash company ,with alot of new eqiptment now(lol)and 1 of the owners of gmac is part owner of the trash company.its a family thing gomba!!! maybe he has somthing to do with the 2.2 mil..the concrete co.owes millions to labor unions pension funnds here in philadelphia and in n,j

  • Chipper

    Hey capt, RELAX!!!! What the hell is the difference? A thief is a THIEF!!! You can put pearls on a pig, but you still have a pig!

  • capt

    They dont have a recycle business,its a trash business! Not the same so get it right!! I think a retraction is in order! Thanks!!

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