Dubai: A 38-year-old Indian woman allegedly embezzled a sum of over USD 67,000 from her employer, of whose bank account she had an access to, Saudi media reported on Monday.
The accused manager, who was given a power of attorney by her Kuwaiti employer to run her art gallery, allegedly abused that power and embezzled 247,000 dirhams, more than USD 67,000, The Dubai Court of First Instance heard.
The woman who allegedly committed the fraud between February 2012 and July 2013, is accused of defrauding her employer using forged and falsified bills.
She faces charges of forgery, breach of trust and fraud, the Khaleej Times reported.
According to prosecution records, she would tamper with the original bills and increase the amount to embezzle the difference.
The accused would also falsify bills with some service providers, who reportedly had no business dealings with the complainant, the report said.
The alleged fraud came to light when she left the company and a French sales manager took the job.
A formal audit concluded that she had embezzled over 247,000 dirhams.