Former human relations administrator of the company Pa. Accused of stealing more than $ 200,000

MILTON – Former human relations administrator at a company that manufactures custom and standard steel rolling containers admitted to making purchases over $ 200,000 with a corporate credit card and paying herself raises .

Jennifer L. Leonard, 50, of Selinsgrove, is accused of using the credit card of Custom Container Solutions Inc. of Milton to make purchases totaling $ 234,192 between November 2018 and last May.

She is also accused of entering information on the company’s Paylocity account, which earned her an overpayment of $ 2,700 in 2020 and $ 13,078 this year.

Leonard was fired on July 8, but district police said a company official told them the reason was unrelated to the alleged criminal activity.

Police said their investigation was opened on August 9, a day after the company’s comptroller discovered pay discrepancies. Customer Container outsources payroll to Paylocity, an Illinois company that provides people relations services.

Prior to his termination, Leonard was responsible for entering employee working hours into the Paylocity account, according to charges.

Leonard’s base salary was $ 60,000 in January 2018, $ 61,985 in 2020 and she did not get a raise in 2021, police said.

When confronted on August 20, she admitted to using the company’s credit card for personal purchases, receiving additional compensation and altering documents to cover it up, the arrest affidavit states.

She is accused of theft, access device fraud, concealment and forgery. She is free on unsecured supervised bail of $ 250,000.

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