Accountant Accused of Stealing to Pay for His CPA Certification

Timothy Paul Miller from Martin, Michigan is accused of embezzling from his employer, TAAG, Inc. The local tool and die company the employed Miller says that he embezzled somewhere between $50,000 and $100,000.

Investigators say that Miller used credit cards and also used account transfers to take the money. The stolen money was then used for Miller’s personal medical bills and the fees required to pay for his Certified Public Accountant recertification.

The crime carries a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison as well as a fine equal to three times the dollar amount embezzled. In addition to the other penalties, if Miller is found to be guilty, his CPA certification will be revoked.

Posted on January 23, 2014 at 10:00 AM