URBANDALE, Iowa — An Urbandale woman is behind bars after police say she embezzled more than $116,000 from her work.
Heidi Cook, 41, is charged with seven counts of first-degree theft, two counts of second-degree theft, one count of fraud and one count of unauthorized use of a credit card.
Court documents say Cook was the head of accounting for Spraytec in Urbandale when she embezzled 33 checks totaling $116,144.88 over a yearlong period.
Cook is also accused of spending $4,365.90 on seven transactions using the company’s credit card and then used the card to pay more than $2,385.37 on her personal cell phone bill.
Cook is being held in the Polk County Jail on a $105,000 bond.