Police: Man Embezzled $100,000 From his Employers


Colchester police say they arrested a man accused of embezzling over $100,000 in purchases from JJ Jimmo Development in Milton.

On Thursday, 33 year old Randy Berard of Colchester was arraigned and released on conditions for one count of embezzlement.

Investigators say he was hired back in 2008, owners noticed the theft dating back to 2014, after Berard left the company in April.

Police say he is accused of buying building materials and using company staff for his own independent jobs. Authorities say Berard was charging his employers accounts for the work and materials as well as his own customers and pocketing the profits.

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