Paul L. Caron

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Employee Accused Of $1.3 Million Theft From ABA In Cellphone Scheme

ABA Journal (2014)Following up on my previous post, ABA Reveals $1.3M Theft By Former Staffer On Tax Form:  ABA Journal, Former ABA Employee Is Accused of Cellphone Theft Scheme That Cost the Association Nearly $1.3M:

Former ABA employee Karen M. Healy of Chicago has been charged with felony theft by deception for the alleged theft of cellphones and iPads worth nearly $1.3 million that she ordered in the name of the association. ...

Healy was the finance administrator for the ABA’s Information Services Department for about 14 years, according to an Aug. 15 factual proffer supporting bond filed by Cook County prosecutors. In this position, she was the primary buyer for information technology products and services for the IS department and other ABA departments.

The proffer alleges that Healy ordered 1,715 cellphones and 10 iPads from ABA vendors that were worth about $1.289 million.

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