California Employment Law Update

Tag Archives: embezzlement

Negligence Suit Against Employment Agency Was Not Time-Barred

E-Fab, Inc. v. Accountants, Inc. Services, 153 Cal. App. 4th 1308 (2007) E-Fab designs and manufactures precision components and tools. When in 1996 E-Fab needed a temporary accountant, it contacted defendant Accountants, Inc. Services. Accountants represented to E-Fab that it had screened Vickie Hunt and had confirmed and verified her qualifications, credentials and accomplishments. From 1996 to … Continue Reading

Bank Could Be Liable For $4.6 Million Embezzlement By Company’s CFO

Zengen, Inc. v. Comerica Bank, 41 Cal. 4th 239 (2007) Zengen’s CFO embezzled $4.6 million by directing four fraudulent funds transfers from the company’s account to an account he controlled. Although the trial court granted summary judgment to the bank (which was affirmed by the Court of Appeal), the California Supreme Court reversed. The Supreme … Continue Reading

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