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Trial Date Set for Alleged Six Figure Embezzler

(Michigan City, IN) - A Michigan City woman charged with stealing more than $100,000 is scheduled to go before a jury  next month.


51 year old Jill Nekvasil is charged with level 5 felony theft.  Nekvasil was in charge of payroll at Custom Landscaping in Michigan City.  According to authorities, Nekvasil making about $20 an hour at the time gave herself a huge pay increase, which included padding the overtime she allegedly put in.  Nobody noticed until she allegedly racked up more over $150,000 in extra pay over a three year period.


Her  trial is scheduled to begin March 8.  If convicted, Nekvasil could receive an up to six year sentence.

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