(KMOV)—A former collections supervisor pleads guilty to fraud charges after stealing customer checks for her own profit.
Tameka Bennett-Quinn, 33, was employed with GC Services, a contractor for MCI/Verizon, as a collections supervisor. One of her jobs included collecting customer checks and distributed for processing and routing.
Bennett-Quinn began to steal customer checks in May of 2009 and continued to alter and deposit those checks into her own account till November 2009. In that time, she stole and altered more than 100 customer checks.
With her access to the computer database, Bennett-Quinn was able to cover up her illegal activities by giving promotional credits to the customer’s accounts she stole from, which made it appear the payments had been made.
Bennett-Quinn pleaded guilty to four felony counts of making forged securities and on October 27th, she could be sentenced to 40 years in prison or have fines totaling more than $250,000.