Tacoma man heads to prison for embezzling $2.3 million

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Tacoma man charged with embezzling $2.3 million from his freight company employer has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison.

The News Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2ehgsvI ) that 37-year-old Toni Andersson was sentenced Monday after being convicted of wire fraud in U.S. District Court in Seattle.

The Department of Justice says Andersson stole the money from July 2010 through February of this year while he worked as the company’s accounting coordinator.

He’s accused of making fake transactions with vendors and writing company checks to himself.

The department says Andersson used the money for a new home, boat and car, among other personal expenses.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.