St. Louis Sales Exec Indicted For Fake Expense Claims

Authorities on Friday arrested a senior sales director for St. Louis-based cheese wholesaler Swiss American Inc. on three counts of wire fraud related to use of a company credit card.

According to a U.S. Department of Justice complaint, Tara Sabatini during 2017 and 2018 used her card for personal expenses including flights and hotel rooms for friends and family, gift cards for personal use and Major League Baseball tickets.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Missouri alleged that the defendant used some of the baseball tickets herself, gave . . .

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Jay Campbell in 2004 created travel business newsletter The Beat, in 2006 co-founded Travel Procurement magazine and in 2010 integrated them with Business Travel News. He served as editorial director until 2013. Jay made his travel industry media debut in 1993 at the Air Travel Journal of Boston while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at Boston University.


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Tim Wheatcroft
Tim Wheatcroft

Maybe she just wanted some more cheddar?

Kelly Christner
Kelly Christner

Well doesn’t that just take the cheese?!

Darren Toohey
Darren Toohey

Who was approving her expense reports? Can’t understand how it got through any sort of approval process to be reimbursed.

Michael Jacques

Crazy abuse of corporate card over two years! Do we know what expense tool and who the heck approved the expenses?

The Company Dime

Thus far we don’t know. We’ll post here if those details come out in the trial.