SAN JOSE – The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office announced today that a former employee of Adobe Systems has been arrested for allegedly embezzling more than $150,000 from the software company.
Denise Marie Smith, 38, is currently in custody on $150,000 bail.
She was arrested on Aug. 12 after being wanted in connection with the case since March, according to Deputy District Attorney Scott Tsui.
Smith's responsibilities at Adobe included purchasing supplies for her department. She was provided with a company credit card that she allegedly used to make personal purchases including clothes, stereo equipment and in one case posting a $2,500 bail bond for a friend, Tsui said.
If convicted, Smith faces a maximum possible sentence of five years in prison.