ICS Magazine

Carpet cleaner stripped bare by embezzler

January 7, 2010

SALISBURY - White Magic employees say they are holding out hope that justice will be served come March, when a former employee will be sentenced for a scam that nearly put the local carpet cleaner out of business.

Federal authorities charged Victoria Jordan, 32, with 15 counts of wire fraud after they found that during a nearly four-year period, she inflated her $52,000 salary and stole $450,000 from her employer. She pleaded guilty last month and will return to federal court in March for her sentencing. Jordan faces up to 20 years in jail and a $250,000 fine for each count. From the Newburyport Daily News.