Dudley woman faces multiple embezzlement, larceny charges


A Dudley woman was arrested and charged with 18 counts each of felony embezzlement and larceny by an employee.

Forty-six-year-old Cynthia Kornegay of 940 Pecan Road is accused of embezzling money from a business where she worked in southern Wayne County over a period of five months, according to a release from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office. Kornegay is facing a total of 36 charges.

Officers said they received a complaint from the business in March.

The name of the company that filed the complaint has not been released. The case remains under investigation.

Kornegay was being held at the Wayne County Detention Center in lieu of a $54,000 bond.


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