Baker Victory worker sentenced for embezzling $24k

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A former Baker Victory Services employee was sentenced Thursday for embezzling $24,000. Christine Gilbert, 29, will serve five years probation and pay full restitution.

The West Seneca resident pleaded guilty to falsifying paperwork to say she worked overtime hours, and stealing cash belonging to disabled people being serviced by her employer. The organization replaced the cash belonging to the victims.

The incidents happened between Christmas Eve, 2012 and February 24, 2014. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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