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October 25, 2012
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Woman arrested on embezzling charges

A Carson City woman faces charges of embezzling $140,000 from a local business where she worked as office manager, and allegedly using the money for gambling and "to survive."

Barbara Jean Larson, 56, was office manager for CINC Industries Inc. until Sept. 24, when the company president, Bret Sheldon, fired her after discovering she had been allegedly issuing checks made payable to herself, according to a sheriff's office report. Sheldon said Larson was responsible for accounts payable and receivable and managed the finances of the business.

Larson spoke to detectives in a recorded interview after being arrested and brought to …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 25, 2012 01:38AM Published Oct 25, 2012 01:37AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.