The Michigan State Police Heart Post have released the name of a man who was behind three embezzlement charges by his employer. 39 year old Angelo Barrera Mendes of Ludington was arraigned in the 79th District court of Mason County on October 8th on the following charges:
• 1 count – Embezzlement $1,000.00 to $20,000.00
• 1 count- Larceny by conversion $1,000.00 to $20,000.00
• 1 count- Financial transaction device steal/ retain without consent.
Investigation by troopers showed that several different methods were used to divert money and equipment from the business that Mendez was working for.
Mendez faces a maximum penalty of 5yr/$10,000 on two of the counts and a 4yr/$5,000 fine on the third.