Payroll creates nice opportunities for embezzlers.
Carleen Connor, the office manager for Ophthalmic Surgeons, Ltd., directed Paychex to pay her $233,159 more than her authorized salary.
Another embezzler, Menachem Hirsch, founded PAL Data, a payroll service. He used the service to steal millions in payroll tax monies. To see what he did and how you could prevent him from causing you a similar problem, see the article titled “Tax Law Shows No Mercy to Victim of Payroll Embezzlement.”
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