Conn. Woman Sentenced for Embezzling $1 Million from Insurer

October 24, 2006

An Avon, Conn. woman has been sentenced to four years and nine months in prison for embezzling about $1 million from her employer.

Jessica Feurer, 36, worked as an insurance claims handler for ESIS Inc. in Windsor, an affiliate of ACE American Insurance.

Prosecutors say that between March 2002 and July 2005, Feurer issued over 200 checks from an ESIS account, using the names of actual clients, and directed the funds into an account set up in her husband’s name.

Feurer pleaded guilty in July to a single count of larceny.

In addition to the prison time, Superior Court Judge Thomas Miano ordered Feurer to pay restitution to the company

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