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Nevada woman arrested in Loomis business embezzlement case

Laurie Sayre, 54, of Sparks, Nev., worked as an independent contract bookkeeper for several businesses in Loomis and the greater Placer County area, sheriff’s officials say. Detectives discovered Sayre had stolen more than $65,000 from a Loomis business since Oct. 2015, the department reported.
Laurie Sayre, 54, of Sparks, Nev., worked as an independent contract bookkeeper for several businesses in Loomis and the greater Placer County area, sheriff’s officials say. Detectives discovered Sayre had stolen more than $65,000 from a Loomis business since Oct. 2015, the department reported. Placer County Sheriff’s Office

Placer County sheriff’s detectives have arrested a Nevada woman on charges of embezzlement and fraud at a Loomis business.

Laurie Sayre, 54, of Sparks was arrested Thursday, sheriff’s officials said.

Deputies say Sayre stole more than $65,000 from a Loomis business while working as a contract bookkeeper there since October 2015.

The department also said Sayre may have been attempting to steal an additional $3,000 when she was arrested.

She also worked as a contract employee for other companies in Placer County but has not been charged with any illegal activities involving those firms, the department said.

Sayre was being held in the Placer County Jail with bail set at $60,000. Detectives are following up with businesses to determine any other possible victims.

Jessica Hice: 916-321-1550, @JesserPea

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