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Funeral Home Director Guilty Of Embezzling

(ONN) – A former funeral home director accused of stealing more than $750,000 from his former employer in Tuscarawas County has pleaded guilty to charges including aggravated theft and forgery.

The Times-Reporter in New Philadelphia reports 55-year-old Martin Feldner pleaded guilty to nine counts.

He could face up to 38 years in prison.

His sentencing date has not been set.

Feldner was accused of embezzling from Addy Funeral Home in Newcomerstown between 2010 and 2018.

The theft was discovered after his employment there.

In a related civil case, Feldner has been ordered to pay the funeral home more than $2.3 million in reimbursement, damages and fees.

Claims related to Feldner’s wife are still active in that case.


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