Woman admits to stealing money from her boss

DEXTER, MO (KFVS) - A southeast Missouri woman admits to stealing nearly $500,000 from her boss.

Authorities say Kathy Ellsworth, 48, of Dexter worked as a bookkeeper when she stole the money within a two-year period.

Police won't say who her employer was, but say she mainly took the money by forging checks.

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