Mattapoisett Woman Gets One Year Prison Sentence for Embezzlement

gavelBOSTON – A Mattapoisett woman was sentenced today to one year and one day in prison for embezzling almost $320,000 from two Middleboro businesses.

Marie Greany, 43, worked as a bookkeeper for two computer systems design and consulting businesses and embezzled the funds between 2006 and 2012.

She used a company credit card to make unauthorized charges for personal expenses which included tickets to sporting events and theater shows, meals and travel.

Greany also used stolen funds to pay for expenses for her photography business.

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The convicted bookkeeper also transferred money from company bank accounts to pay her credit card bills.

Greany also instructed the payroll processing company contracted to the businesses issue reimbursement payments to her for expenses that were incurred by other employees.

Along with the prison time, U.S. District Judge Rya W. Zobel sentenced Greany to three years of supervised release and ordered her to finish paying the $74,000 of restitution she still owed.