Palm Coast woman sentenced to prison for embezzling $1.3M
ANDREW GANT | Daytona Beach News-Journal
March 26, 2011
A Palm Coast woman learned Friday she is headed to federal prison for stealing about $1.3 million of a trade union’s money.
A judge sentenced former financial secretary Carolyn Sue Alderman-Connon to 30 months behind bars for embezzling from the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers’ apprenticeship program — which trains welders and others who work in steel before they become journeymen.
Alderman-Connon, 46, printed checks for herself totaling $1,281,270, prosecutors said.
She worked in the Southeast Area Joint Apprenticeship Program in Ruskin, near Tampa Bay, where the union’s computer system was set up to automatically print signatures on checks once they were approved by certain officers.
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