DUNBAR TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – Two women have been charged with allegedly stealing nearly $450,000 from a Fayette County business.
According to police, Lisa Cavanaugh, 49, of Dunbar, left her position as a secretary at CAP Glass in Dunbar Township in March of 2013. Before she left, she duplicated a key to the business.
Police said Cavanaugh and Tammy Keefer, 49, of Melcroft, entered the business after hours on eight occasions. The two printed checks, which Keefer cashed at a bank.
Later, Cavanaugh told the business owner what they had done.
A total of $446,976.28 was stolen from September 2011 through March 2014.
A forensic accountants’ report uncovered 276 unsubstantiated payments over a 5-year period.
Cavanaugh turned herself in and is free on $100,000 unsecured bond. Keefer has also been arraigned and was placed in the Fayette County Jail.
Both face dozens of charges including, theft, forgery and burglary.