Woman charged with embezzling $144,000 from her employer
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. -- A local woman has been charged with embezzling thousands of dollars from her work.
Police say Veronica Hairston used a corporate account from Dial Cordy & Associates of Jacksonville Beach to embezzle $144,000.
Investigators say she used the account for personal purchases and to make travel arrangements for non-employees.
Hairston told police she was just trying to take care of her kids.
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