Tucson Couple Charged With Stealing From Employer

Gabriel and Valerie Ibarra [Photos courtesy AZ AG]

TUCSON – A State Grand Jury has indicted a Tucson couple, Gabriel and Valerie Ibarra, on charges relating to theft from his employer Robbins Equipment Company (RECO).

The couple was charged with Theft and Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices.

According to the Arizona Attorney general’s Office, between 2014 and 2016, Gabriel Ibarra is alleged to have stolen over $100,000 from RECO, a local Tucson business. Gabriel Ibarra purportedly misused the company credit card to make personal purchases and is also suspected of using the company credit card to make payments directly to his own Square account.

Gabriel Ibarra’s wife, Valerie Ibarra, is alleged to have conspired and participated in the Theft and Fraudulent Scheme.

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