Employee charged with theft of nearly $400K from Tulalip store

A member of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington has been charged for stealing nearly $400,000 from the tribal liquor store and smoke shop.

According to federal prosecutors, Angela Jones Ver Hoeven, 46, failed to register multicarton sales of cigarettes. She would reportedly enter the sale of one carton and would pocket the rest of the money from the transaction.

The thefts took place over 23 months, prosecutors said.

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