Ex-Grant Thornton Partner Arrested For Alleged $4M Theft

Law360, New York (February 6, 2013, 5:32 PM EST) -- A former 19-year partner at accounting firm Grant Thornton International Ltd. was arrested Wednesday morning in New York City for allegedly embezzling nearly $4 million from the company through a phony billing scheme.

U.S. prosecutors say Craig Haber, 59, instructed his accounting clients to address checks directly to him rather than to the company. He then deposited the clients' money into his own accounts and used the cash for personal expenses, including child support and a mortgage on his New York apartment.

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