A former law firm secretary is fighting federal bank fraud charges after a partner at a Chicago litigation boutique claimed she stole almost $900,000 from his personal account over 18 months. According to prosecution court filings, a Chicago lawyer, identified as "individual A," alleges that secretary Crystal Sangiacomo wrote more than 20 checks worth $882,226 from his Fidelity Investments, mainly to herself, and signed them with his signature stamp.
Secretary Accused of Stealing Nearly $900,000 From Chicago Lawyer
The National Law Journal
February 10, 2010