A Waterford woman has been accused of stealing more than $200,000 from her employer.

A Waterford woman has been accused of stealing more than $200,000 from her employer. Lisa Goodell, 52, has been cited into Caledonia Superior Court next month on a charge of embezzlement. According to a press release issued by the Vermont State Police on Wednesday, the investigation began on Sept. 27 after troopers received a report of missing money from Goodell’s former St. Johnsbury employer – “MCB Leasing” and “Classic Designs by Matthew Burak.” Goodell was employed as the bookkeeper and “managing consultant” by the companies from 2018 to 2021. “It was later discovered that unauthorized funds, of more than $200,000, had been misallocated to Goodell through various channels.” reads the press release from the VSP Bureau of Criminal Investigation. Goodell, who is being represented by St. Johnsbury Defense Attorney David Sleigh, was cited by police following the completion of the investigation on Wednesday. She is scheduled to appear in Caledonia Court for arraignment on the charge at 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 31, 2022.

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