PITTSBURGH A former
office manager and bookkeeper for a New York scrap company has
been accused of embezzling more than $600,000 from the
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
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.