A bookkeeper noticed checks were clearing the bank without signatures, so she began writing some herself out of her employer’s account.
More than $500,000 later she finds herself in jail, but who is to blame here?
Desiree Patno is the CEO and President of Women in the Housing and Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB) and Desirée Patno Enterprises, Inc. who found out from an outside bank that this was going on. She is now on a mission to expose the neglect from all parties involved – not just the bookkeeper – to make sure things like blank checks never get through the system without notification again.
What were some of the checks-and-balances that were missed?
Who should be responsible for the stolen funds?
Listen to the panelists discuss ways this story can relate to your personal finances.
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