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Woman Accused of Embezzling Money From Gas Station

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

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Linda Funke
FUQUAY-VARINA, N.C. — 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.

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