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Murray PD arrest woman in connection to embezzlement case

Susan Patterson (Source: Murray Police Department) Susan Patterson (Source: Murray Police Department)
MURRAY, KY (KFVS) -

Police in Murray, Kentucky have arrested a woman and charged her with embezzling money from an insurance company that she worked at.

On January 14, Tracy McKinney, owner of McKinney Insurance, filed a report with the Murray Police Department regarding a theft of approximately $5,000.

An investigation revealed that an employee of McKinney Insurance, Susan Patterson, had altered the daily financial records for the past year.

In doing so, She was able to embezzle nearly $5,000 dollars in cash.

Patterson was interviewed by police and she ultimately confessed to embezzling the money.

McKinney and the Murray Police Department would like to emphasize that no customers or customer accounts of McKinney insurance have incurred any losses.

McKinney Insurance has covered the losses to ensure no customers were effected.

Patterson was arrested and charged with theft by unlawful taking over $500, a class D felony.

She was lodged in the Calloway County Jail.

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