Lincolnton Woman Arrested For Embezzlement

LINCOLNTON, NC– A Lincolnton woman is facing embezzlement charges after taking nearly $200,000 from a Denver business.

The embezzlement reportedly happened over a seven year period and was reported when the business filed a report regarding funds stolen on January 20th, 2015.

After investigation Crystal Franklin Burgess Wilson, 45, was charged with embezzlement greater than $100,000.

Checks that were written to Ms. Wilson between 2008 and 2014 totaled $196,885.86, Wilson admitted to taking the money while being interviewed by detectives on January 27th and was released on a $25,000 bond.