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Burnsville Woman Charged with Swindling Her Former Employer

​Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced that Laura Michelle Schwartz, age 36 of Burnsville, has been charged* today with 10 counts of Theft By Swindle (all felonies) in connection with the theft of over $183,000 from June 2007 until January 2012 while she was employed by a freight shipping company in Eagan. Schwartz started as a clerical support person for the freight company and in 2005 was allowed to work from her home. Her duties for the company expanded to include billing and collecting from clients, bank reconciliations, book keeping and disbursing payments on behalf of the company.

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