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ST. CATHARINES Employees of the largest Canadian owned winery looked on this week as their former financial manager p Oakley Sunglasses Outlet leaded guilty to embezzling $7.4 million from the company.
Christine Papakyriakou, 52, siphoned the money from Grimsby based Andres Wines, now called Andrew Peller Ltd., over an 11 year period.
“It’s been a long go since we found out about it, and then that she was charged, to get to where we are today, so I think we were pleased to see the guilty plea.”
As part of her job, Papakyriakou made payments to all foreign currency vendors, except those in the United States. She also oversaw pre paid expenses, including bulk wine purchases made by Andres Wines.
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Among them were two Bank of America drafts issued through an Andres Wines Ltd. account made payable to RCSB.
Assistant Crown attorney Rick Monette said the appearance of irregularities led Andres to hire KPMG for a forensic audit. The results of that audit were turne Oakley Sunglasses Outlet d over to police.