Windemere fraud

FDLE arrests Central Florida woman for one count of grand theft
Investigation alleges embezzlement of nearly $30,000 from non-profit organization

For Immediate Release
August 30, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla. – Today Florida Department of Law Enforcement Orlando Regional Operations Center agents announced the arrest of Kim McDaniel-Morgan, 47, 910 Lascala Dr. Windermere, Fla., for one count of grand theft pursuant to an arrest warrant issued on Aug. 27, 2013. She was arrested and processed at the Lake County Jail on Aug. 29, 2013, and was released on $2,500 bond.

The Florida Attorney General’s Office of Statewide Prosecution referred this case to FDLE to investigate allegations of embezzlement in both Orange and Seminole counties. The investigation found that McDaniel-Morgan, while working as the acting treasurer for a non-profit organization in Apopka, Fla., embezzled $27,645.10 from the organization.

Agents allege since 2007, McDaniel-Morgan made unauthorized business deposits into her personal checking account and utilized her business debit card at numerous financial institutions throughout Central Florida. The investigation found that from Feb. 9, 2009, to Oct. 20, 2009, McDaniel-Morgan made 34 fraudulent transactions in Orange County totaling $12,104.61.

The State Attorney’s Office, 9th Judicial Circuit will prosecute this investigation.

Carl Hill Galloway Pioneer Club

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