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Granville County Woman Charged With Embezzling $250,000

Posted April 26, 2005 4:23 a.m. EDT

— A Granville County woman accused of taking $250,000 from the company where she worked is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.

The Granville County Sheriff's Department alleges Katharina Garner, 45, embezzled the money over a seven-year period from Georgia Pacific Sawmill.

Officials from the Atlanta headquarters of the timber corporation reported the alleged crime to the Granville County Sheriff's Department.

Garner was released under $75,000 bond pending a preliminary court hearing Wednesday.

The investigation continues.