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Local woman charged with embezzlement

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Lawton_A Lawton woman is accused of embezzling over $7,500 from her employer to feed her gambling habit. 

Investigators say Channa Schereck, 41, stole the money between April and July of this year. At the time, she was the general manager of a local pizza place.  The restaurant's bank reported shortages in the daily deposits, and when Schereck was asked about that, she reportedly admitted to taking the money for personal expenses, and gambling.

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