Columbus company accuses employee of embezzling over $1 million

Police said 56-year-old Anthony S. Romaker was charged with a second degree felony for embezzlement of $1,141,533 since his hiring in 2006. (Courtesy: CPD)

Columbus Police said a man was accused by his former company of embezzling over $1 million.

Police said 56-year-old Anthony S. Romaker was charged with a second degree felony for embezzlement of $1,141,533 since his hiring in 2006.

The Favret Company filed an embezzlement report with Columbus Police on October 4 of last year.

Police said Romaker, the former company controller, added additional income to his weekly pay from May of 2008 through September of 2017.

Romaker was taken into custody on January 19 without incident. He was held at the Franklin County Jail.

The investigation continued.

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