An accountant accused of defrauding a Lake Macquarie business of more than $200,000 over five years was arrested on Sunday, following an extensive police investigation.
Officers from the Lake Macquarie Police District began investigation anomalies in the business' account in June 2019, which police say was controlled by the accountant.
A 50-year-old woman was arrested on Sunday at Cameron Park, following that investigation, and was taken to Toronto Police Station.
She was charged with three counts of dishonestly obtain financial advantage by deception and one count of destroy/conceal accounting record to obtain financial advantage.
Police will allege the woman - who was an accountant at a firm at the time - transferred $201,000 into several personal accounts between 2011 and 2016.
She was granted conditional bail to face Toronto Local Court on Tuesday, March 10. Investigations are ongoing.
Anyone with information about a similar incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or their online reporting page.
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