Embezzlement, RICO indictment dismissed against Cobb County CEO

Due to a mistake that violated the defendant’s due process rights, the criminal indictments against the former CEO of the Cobb Electric Membership Corporation have been dismissed. The man had been facing 31 separate charges under Georgia’s Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) for alleged embezzlement, fraud and misappropriation of funds. This is the second… Read More

Georgia Tech prof investigated for embezzlement, misappropriation

The Georgia Attorney General’s Office has asked the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) to conduct another criminal investigation into a Georgia Tech employee. This time, a professor in the College of Architecture is being investigated for misappropriation of funds or theft by taking, which is Georgia’s term for embezzlement. The man denies doing anything wrong,… Read More

Appeals Court Upholds Insurance Embezzlement Conviction

The federal appeals court in Atlanta has unanimously rejected a former Alabama insurance company executive’s plea to overturn his embezzlement conviction. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the embezzlement conviction of John Goff, former head of the now-defunct Goff Group, a workers’ compensation insurance firm that supplied coverage in its Alabama home, as… Read More