Two employees of a golf course operated by the Veterans Affairs Medical
Center in Brentwood have embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars by
undercounting greens fees and concessionaire profits and pocketing the
The two have been fired and are awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty
to grand theft of government funds in the Los Angeles County Court. Police
were tipped off by other course employees who suspected that the pair
were embezzling cash, according to VA officials.
Investigators indicated that the systematic stealing could have been going
on for as long as six years, with the loss totaling close to $200,000.
Sentencing for the pair is scheduled for August.
If you are under investigation, or facing criminal charges of
embezzlement in Los Angeles County,
contact attorney Robert M. Bernstein for a free consultation.