70-Year-old Granite City woman convicted of embezzlement - KMOV.com

70-Year-old Granite City woman convicted of embezzlement

GRANITE CITY, Il. (KMOV.com)- A Granite City woman was sentenced to 28 months in prison on Tuesday for embezzling over $900,000 from her long-time employer.

Flora Buckingham, 70, was convicted of embezzlement after she managing a mail fraud scheme that enabled her to steal money from her employer of six years, Ahmad and Rana Pediatrics.

Court documents reveal that Buckingham wrote third party checks to pay her credit card while disguising the payments as legitimate expenses of the office. 

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