A woman accused of embezzling more than $300,000 from Black & Veatch saw her bond revoked Tuesday for allegedly providing false documents to prospective employers.
A federal magistrate judge ordered Patricia Webb into custody after prosecutors said she had doctored documents— including the criminal complaint they had filed against her.
Webb, of Lee’s Summit, was charged in March with stealing from the engineering firm while working as its global payroll manager.
Webb is also under investigation for the alleged theft of more than $1.2 million from Olathe-based Garmin, where she previously worked, according to court documents.
In a motion to revoke her bond, prosecutors said Webb claimed to an employment agency that she was the victim of identity theft and was not the person mentioned in media accounts about the alleged thefts.
Webb said that another woman had actually committed the acts she had been accused of, according to the motion.
She allegedly altered the criminal complaint filed against her to show that she, and not the United States, was the plaintiff and the other woman was the defendant, prosecutors said.