MCCLAIN COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – Authorities arrested four people suspected of ripping off over $700,000 from a construction company in McClain County.
Linda Elliott, 54, Keith Elliott, 63, Shelia Railback, 51, and Tatiana Railback, 38, face dozens of charges connected to funds embezzled from Ben Hayes Construction, according to an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation news release.
The alleged embezzlement includes more than a thousand fraudulent transactions totaling more than $700,000.
The owner of Ben Hayes Construction contacted the McClain County Sheriff’s Office in February and reported that Linda Elliott, his office manager/bookkeeper, embezzled approximately $700,000 from the business. Sheriff’s Office officials asked OSBI to assist with the investigation.
The company’s owner hired Linda Elliott in…