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February 1, 2013

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Jordan is believed to have taken the money while employed as a staff accountant in payroll, a position that gave her access to all employees’ information, Barnes wrote.

The company representative stated that Jordan used the names of former employees to make fraudulent payroll checks and changed direct deposit information to deposit the checks into an account known to be hers, according to the probable cause affidavit filed with Justice of the Peace Suzie Merkley.

Barnes obtained grand jury subpoenas for all bank accounts known to belong to Jordan and found that Jordan made unauthorized deposits between February 2011 and October 2012 totaling nearly $102,000.

He was unable to reach her at her residence or by phone, the investigator wrote.

Jail records indicate Jordan posted $50,000 bond and was released from the Parker County Jail Friday.

Jordan did not return a message left by the Democrat by deadline.

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