Man faces prison for alleged embezzlement

October 15, 2015

MI_-_State_Police_logo_mspLUDINGTON — A 39-year-old Ludington man was arrested on three felony counts by troopers from the Hart Post of the Michigan State Police for using “several different methods to divert money and equipment” from the business where he worked, according to an MSP press release issued Thursday evening, Oct. 15.

Angelo Barrera Mendez was arraigned in 79th District Court, Oct. 8, following an MSP investigation after he was reported by his employer.    

Mendez faces charges of embezzlement $1,000-$20,000; larceny by conversion $1,000-$20,000; and stealing/retaining a financial transaction device without consent.  

The embezzlement and larceny charges are punishable by up to five years in prison and/or a fine of up to $10,000 or three times the value of the money or property embezzled, whichever is greater. The financial transaction device charge carries a maximum penalty of four years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

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