Myrtle Beach woman accused of stealing money from employer

04/25/2014 3:13 PM

04/25/2014 3:15 PM

A Myrtle Beach woman arrested Friday is charged in connection with a theft reported by her former employer, according to an incident report.

Michele Thasitis, 43, is charged with breach of trust with fraudulent intent, value $5,000 or more. She remained jailed Friday pending a bond hearing.

Robert Harrison, of Harrison Amusement, said he noticed discrepancies in his bank accounts last August while Thasitis was working as his administrative assistant. He said he fired her in August 2013, continued investigating and later called police.

According to an incident report filed in Jan. 2014, about $250,000 had been taken from Harrison Amusement through fraudulent banking transactions.

Harrison said Thursday he found copies of fraudulent checks in the desk where Thasitis sat that included the purchase of a car that he did not authorize.

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