Grand Traverse County Deputies Arrest Two Accused of Embezzlement

An embezzlement investigation that started back in October has led to two arrests.

Grand Traverse County deputies say Bay Area Recycling Charities president tipped them off to possible fraud.

After investigating, deputies say they found the two men were picking up electronics for recycling and instead of having vendors write checks to the charity, they were written out to Great Lakes Freightways, which is a company one of the suspects owns.

Both now face embezzlement charges between $20,000 and $50,000.

We’ll have more information on the arrests tonight on 9&10 News.