Former employee of Genequip General Store accused of embezzling $25M


A former clerk of a general store was today (Wednesday) slapped with 34 counts of fraud when she appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.

courtFifty-two-year-old Loraine Lamaison pleaded not guilty to the charges, which allege that between the period of June 2014 to April 2015 she fraudulently embezzled $25 million while being employed as a clerk at Genequip General Store, property of the said Genequip General Store.

The woman was represented by Attorney-at-law Nigel Hughes.

She was previously placed on $900,000 on the condition that she reports to the fraud unit, Eve Leary fortnightly.

In 2013, Lamaison was charged along with her two sons, for having in their possession 500 grammes of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking.

Her current case was adjourned to May 23.



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