Ex-college accounting assistant embezzled $500,000, police say
A former accounting assistant at Antelope Valley College has been arrested and accused of embezzling $500,000.
Mandy Borquez, 33, could face charges of grand theft and identity theft, according to an arrest report by the L.A. County Sheriff's Department.
Borquez was arrested after a 10-month investigation by sheriff’s commercial crime investigators, who were contacted by school administrators after noticing discrepancies in their accounting, according to the report.
She is being held at a jail in Lynwood in lieu of $250,000 bail, and is expected to appear in court Dec. 14.
-- Sam Quinones