Bookkeeper accused of stealing $800,000 to go on trial
ASTON, Pa. - October 23, 2013 (WPVI) -- A Delaware County bookkeeper accused of stealing more than $800,000 from her employer will go to trial.
Only Action News was there as 55-year-old Ruth Phillips walked into an Aston courtroom for a preliminary hearing Wednesday.
Prosecutors allege that Phillips forged 687 checks from the account of Pop Tuna buildings between 2007 and 2013.
They add that Phillips allegedly took $850,000 to pay credit card bills and finance her lifestyle.
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