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Area woman gets probation for stealing from employer

October 13, 2005|by ERIN CUNNINGHAM

A Boonsboro woman was sentenced Tuesday to one year of unsupervised probation after she pleaded guilty to charges of theft, Washington County District Court charging documents state.

Jaqueline Inez Bussard, 30, of 101 Potomac St., was charged with 15 counts of theft in June for stealing from her employer, f.y.e. at Valley Mall, documents state. She also was charged with conspiracy to commit theft and 14 counts of forgery, according to documents.

All but one theft charge were dismissed.

Bussard is accused of making fraudulent return transactions and keeping the money - more than $500 over four months, documents state.

Bussard was an assistant manager at the music store. A regional loss-prevention manager said Bussard had many more customer returns than other associates, documents state. After searching the inventory, the manager said one of each item Bussard fraudulently returned was missing from the store, indicating the items were never returned, documents state.

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Bussard said she was having financial problems and admitted to the manager that she made the returns and kept the money, documents state. As part of her sentence, Bussard will pay restitution to f.y.e.

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