Ex-Pa. Construction Co. Controller Admits To Stealing $8.7M

Law360, Pittsburgh (November 13, 2019, 3:37 PM EST) -- The former controller of a Pittsburgh-area construction firm pled guilty Wednesday to wire fraud and filing false tax returns after prosecutors said she stole more than $8.7 million from her employers over nearly a decade.

Sue O'Neill waived indictment and entered a guilty plea before U.S. District Judge Donetta W. Ambrose in Pittsburgh, acknowledging that she used her position at Cranberry, Pennsylvania-based Marco Contractors Inc. and a related company, Rockerz Inc., to write herself extra payroll checks and send funds to a limited liability company she and an alleged accomplice had set up to purchase and renovate properties.

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