A father and daughter from Bosnia accused of embezzling $100,000 from a Kentwood (Michigan) trucking company are being held on $1 million bond after a judge decided they are flight risks.
The pair are charged with embezzling $100,000 from AA Transportation over a four-month span in 2015, court records show.
They’re also accused of submitting fraudulent invoices and transactions with a billing company in excess of $750,000.
Ilderina Sakib Kajtezovic, 24, and her father, 45-year-old Sakib Kajtezovic, will be in Kentwood District Court Thursday for a probable cause hearing. Both are former employees of the trucking company, located at 5091 Broadmoor Ave. SE.
Each are charged with embezzling and conspiring to embezzle more than $100,000, felonies that carry a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison. They’re also charged with using a computer to commit a crime.
The two signed for $100,000 in loans in the name of AA Transportation, court records show.
“There was also fraudulent credit card purchases attributed to both and also partook in the submission of fraudulent invoices and transactions’’ in excess of $750,000, Kentwood Detective Amol Huprikar wrote in a probable cause affidavit.
Ilderina Kajtezovic since July has worked at Delta Tranz LLC as safety director and assistant manager in the dispatch office of the trucking company on Eastern Avenue SE. She lives with her boyfriend and children on North Saxony Drive SE, court records show.
Sakib Kajtezovic arrived here from Bosnia 19 years ago and lives on Burton Knoll Ct. SE. He lists his occupation as self-employed, court records show.