10/27/2013 7:57 PM
by Karen Franklin
An Ohio woman faces charges in West Virginia after authorities say she stole $150,000 dollars from her former employer.
Connie Lynn Whitley, 50, faces a felony embezzlement charge, according to State Police. The Proctorville woman is accused of taking money while working as a bookkeeper for Uptowner Inn Inc., which owns several hotels and apartments in West Virginia.
Whitley wrote 191 checks to herself from five different accounts, according to authorities.