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Woman Accused of Embezzling Money From Gas Station

Posted December 16, 2007 1:48 p.m. EST
Updated December 18, 2007 1:48 p.m. EST

— A Fuquay-Varina woman has been arrested after deputies said she embezzled money from a store at a gas station.

Deputies believe Linda Funke, 46, stole $42,292 from The Pantry, which is part of the Kangaroo gas station on Main Street in Fuquay-Varina. She worked at the store, officials said.

Funke was arrested Saturday and charged with embezzlement. She was being held in the Wake County Jail on a $45,000 secured bond.

Her first court appearance was set for Monday.