A Peachtree City man was charged Tuesday with embezzling more than $700,000 from his employer over his four-year tenure.
DeMarco Doxie was indicted on 26 counts of federal wire fraud and 21 counts of mail fraud charges.
“People who brazenly steal from their employers in this manner should expect to be held accountable,” U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates said in a statement.
Doxie, 43, worked for Dallas, Texas-based Ennis Paint as its corporate environmental health and safety manager between 2007 and 2011.
According to court officials, Doxie created a sham business called Outlook Environmental & Safety Solutions, LLC, and began submitting bogus invoices for environmental work that Outlook supposedly did for Ennis.
Doxie used an Ennis-issued corporate credit card to pay all of the monthly expenses to the company he owned, federal prosecutors said.
Each count carries a sentence of up to 20 years in prison along with a fine of up to $250,000, court officials said.
Doxie has been released from federal prison on a $25,000 bond, according to federal court documents.
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