Emmett woman charged with theft, forgery, computer fraud

Emmett woman charged with theft, forgery, computer fraud

Credit: Canyon County Sheriff's Office

Arin Nesbitt

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by KTVB.COM

KTVB.COM

Posted on January 14, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 15 at 2:26 PM

CALDWELL -- A 50-year-old Emmett woman is accused of forgery, embezzlement, and computer fraud connected to her role as a bookkeeper at a nonprofit organization in Meridian.

Arin Kay Nesbitt is charged with15 counts of forgery, one count of grand theft by embezzlement, and one count of computer fraud.

She's accused of committing the crimes during her tenure as a bookkeeper for the Southwest Idaho Resource Conservation and Development Council (RC&D).

According to a report by RC&D given to the Canyon County Sheriff's Office, Nesbitt issued and forged signatures on a number of unauthorized checks, then deposited the cash in her personal bank accounts in the city of Emmett.

Nesbitt is also accused of using the RC&D computer system to facilitate the thefts.

Both the Canyon County Sheriff's Office and Canyon County Prosecuting Attorney's Office investigated and reviewed the allegations. The prosecutor issued a formal criminal complaint on January 9, 2014.

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