Greenwich woman admits to embezzlement


HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Greenwich woman has pleaded guilty to federal wire fraud charges.

Court papers show Michelle Crawford, 33, took more than $176,000 over a span of three years from the New England Oil Company while she worked there as the office manager. In her role Crawford had access to bank accounts, credit cards, and the payment system. Crawford is accused of withdrawing money and using it to pay for her own expenses.

Crawford waived her right to indictment and will be sentenced in July, she’s facing up to 20 years in prison.

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