Easton Woman Sentenced in Fraud Scheme
Felicia Anne Straub, 42, of Easton, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, was sentenced today to six years in prison for three counts of wire fraud, one count of aggravated identity theft, and one count of tax evasion. Between September 5, 2006 and December 26, 2010, Straub was the office manager of Financial Adjuster’s, Inc. She embezzled FAI funds of at least $459,332 and used the money to pay for personal purchases of goods and services and to pay her husband’s personal credit card bills.
In addition to the prison term, U.S. District Court Judge Edward G. Smith ordered restitution in the amount of $459,332, three years of supervised release, and a $500 special assessment.
The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigations, the Lehigh County District Attorney’s Office, and the Whitehall Township Police Department, it was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Kishan Nair.