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Hunterdon County officials charge woman with stealing $500,000 from employer.

By 69 News, follow: @69news,
Published On: May 19 2014 12:54:01 PM CDT

New Jersey offficials said a woman from Lehigh County stole more than half-a-million dollars from her employer.

Colleen Mahony-Sgro of Slatington, is charged with theft by deception and forgery, among other things.

Police said the 54-year-old woman stole the money while working as a bookkeeper for Bolton Construction, located in Hunterdon County.

Officials said Mahony-Sgrow posted $50,000 bail and was released, pending a first appearance in court.