Latest News

Woman swipes checkbook from boss, writes checks to herself and boyfriend

By Mason White 6:39 PM August 27, 2013
Abbi Sloan 

By: Eva Fett
A woman was arrested after she gave herself an employee bonus when she found her bosses checkbook.

In addition to treating herself, 21-year-old Abbi Sloan of Florida wrote checks to her boyfriend as well.

Detectives said that Sloan wrote 20 checks to herself and her boyfriend for a total amount of $8,201.30. The checks had been stolen from Sloan’s employer at Lucia Pizza, according the police report.

According to police Sloan wrote $4,425.25 in checks to herself and $3,776.05 to her boyfriend. When the owner realized that money has gone missing from his checking account he suspected that Sloan was the one who took it.

When she was confronted by her boss, Sloan began to cry and allegedly admitted to taking the money by forging his signature.
Sloan was arrested and charged with felony grand theft and forgery. She was released from Sarasota County jail after posting $3,000 bond.

In another incident, a man was arrested after stealing his grandmother’s wheelchair and money.
Police in South Carolina said they have arrested a man, who is accused of stealing items from his grandmother, which included money and her electric wheelchair.

43-year-old Richard Fleener II of Orangeburg was living with his grandmother before he robbed her of her valuables. Fleener was dubbed the world’s worst grandson after stealing his grandmother’s wheelchair.

Fleener had lived with his 78-year-old grandmother for three months, when he stole all the cash his grandmother had in her house, causing her to be unable to pay her bills, which resulted in her being without power for several days.

Investigators said Fleener stole his grandmother’s television, electric wheelchair, unit window air conditioner and her cash. Fleener was arrested and charged with abuse of a vulnerable adult.