MEDFORD, Ore. — A former bookkeeper for the parent company of a southern Oregon television station has been arrested for embezzlement.

The Mail Tribune reports 48-year-old Annie Knifong was arrested this week for allegedly embezzling more than $500,000 from the California Oregon Broadcasting Inc., which owns NBC affiliate KOBI-TV.

Medford police say the thefts happened between 2011 and 2017. Police say those funds went into her bank account.

Knifong is facing possible charges of aggravated theft, identity theft, laundering a monetary instrument, computer crime and criminal mistreatment.

She was booked in the Jackson County Jail and posted a security deposit on her $52,500 bail.

It wasn’t immediately known if Knifong has an attorney.


Information from: Mail Tribune, http://www.mailtribune.com/