Hammond office manager admits to stealing from employer

June 19, 2012 3:38:55 PM PDT
A northwest Indiana woman has entered a plea agreement after being accused of stealing money from the company that employed her.

Nancy Stofko of Hammond was charged with wire fraud. Prosecutors say she took more than $185,000 from Complete Valve Repair Services.

The company has offices in Portage and La Porte. Stofko worked there as an office manager.

As part of a plea agreement, Stofko admitted to writing herself checks from the company.

Prosecutors say she used the money to buy electronics, gas, food and other personal items.