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Bookkeeper Charged In $3M Theft, Forgery Case

Posted at 9:17 PM, May 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-18 07:39:59-04

A Lincoln County woman has been charged for allegedly using her job to steal more than $3 million over the past nine years.

Officials with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation found that 47-year-old Valorie Bradley, a bookkeeper for Palatec Manufacturing in Lincoln County, diverted money from the company to her own accounts.

She was out on bond, but was charged with four counts of Theft above $250,000, four counts of Forgery, and one count of Money Laundering.