Supervisor accused of payroll theft on Long Island

December 15, 2011 9:02:16 AM PST
A Long Island payroll supervisor is accused of defrauding her company of nearly a quarter million dollars.

Fifty-four-year-old Luz Barragan, of Syosset, is facing larceny and identity theft charges.

Nassau County prosecutors say she created fake employees, used fake names and Social Security numbers and then funneled the earnings into her bank account.

The alleged fraud took place over the last two years, totaling 240,000.

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