Advertisement

Greene County woman sentenced for stealing $3 million from employer

November 28, 2017 06:42 PM

A Greene County woman has been ordered to spend five years in prison for stealing more than $3 million from her employer.

Diane Backis, 51, must also pay back $3.5 million to the company, Cargill.

Advertisement – Content Continues Below

She pleaded guilty more than a year ago to mail fraud and filing a false income tax return.

She worked in accounting at the grain company, which is located at the Port of Albany.

Federal investigators say her actions caused the company to lose tens of millions of dollars.

Credits

WNYT Staff

Copyright 2017 - WNYT-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Advertisement
Relay Media Amp
Advertisement
Advertisement
‘Street Soldiers’ keep Albany’s homeless fed and warm

Colonie UPS workers among suspects in theft investigation

Jurors to resume deliberations Monday for man charged with two murders

Montgomery County man arrested for child sex crimes

Workers deal with four water main breaks in Albany County

Advertisement