An office manager in Sterling, Virginia is accused of embezzling nearly half-a-million dollars from her employer.
LeeAnn Dove, 48, was indicted by a federal grand jury on 15 charges including mail, wire and bank fraud.
Prosecutors say that Dove took about $490,000 from Great Falls Landscapes between 2004 and 2010.
According to the indictment, Dove added names of fake employees to the company payroll. She then allegedly deposited the fake employees’ paychecks into her own personal bank account.
Dove is also accused of using company credit cards to buy concert tickets, electronics and thousands of dollars in gift cards.
Dove faces up to 30 years in prison for each of the eight bank fraud charges and 20 years for each mail and wire fraud charge.