PITTSBURGH A former office manager and bookkeeper for a New York scrap company has been accused of embezzling more than $600,000 from the company.
Christa Riccaldo, also known as Christa Ramos, allegedly stole more than $600,000 from Farmingdale, N.Y.-based Two Brothers Scrap Metal Inc., according to the Suffolk County District Attorneys Office.
Riccaldo pleaded not guilty to second-degree grand larceny charges May 8.
She purportedly wrote more than $240,000 in business account checks to pay her personal credit card bills and charged a combined $300,000 in personal expenses to the companys credit card and the owners credit card, according to the district attorneys office. The charges included a trip to the 2013 Super Bowl, according to local news reports.
Riccaldo could not be reached, and the company had no comment.