An Ohio couple was sentenced Friday for their roles in a conspiracy involving an Oak Ridge company, its owners, and more than $350,000 in unauthorized purchases, authorities said.
Christy A. Greider, 40, and Jason A. Greider, 42, both of Huber Heights, Ohio, were sentenced for their roles in a conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraudÂ by U.S. District Court Judge Pamela L. Reeves.Â Christy Greider will serve 33 months in federal prison, and Jason Greider will serve 27 months,Â United States Attorney Nancy Stallard Harr said in a press release.
The Greiders both pleaded guilty in February 2017 to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, the press release said. Christy Greider worked as the bookkeeper for M-3 Construction Inc., located in Oak Ridge. She also helped the companyâ€™s owners keep track of their personal finances, the press release said.
Christy and Jason Greider made unauthorized purchases totaling more than $350,000 using the companyâ€™s and its ownersâ€™ personal credit cards, the press release said. Some of these unauthorized purchases included a boat, pool, furniture, and a trip to Hawaii.
Agencies involved in this investigation included the Oak Ridge Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kelly A. Norris represented the United States.
More information will be added as itÂ becomes available.
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