CLEVELAND -- An Akron woman has been charged with one count of wire fraud in connection with the theft of more than $350,000 from a law firm where she worked.
A criminal information has been filed against Catherine Chenoweth, 56. According to the U.S. Attorney, Chenoweth allegedly spent some of the money on gambling trips at West Virginia casinos.
According to a release from the office of Steve Dettelbach, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, Chenoweth worked as a paralegal at a Uniontown law firm involving work with the firm's estate and probate clients. Chenoweth, according to the U.S. Attorney, had access to client bank account and financial information as part of her job.
Chenoweth no longer works at the firm.