A Goffstown woman was sentenced to 27 months in prison for stealing over $1 million dollar from Henry’s Collision Center in Manchester. Court document say Suzan Harbinson 52, forged the owner’s signature on 145 checks and then reported she voided them because of mistakes she made.
The forged checks were deposited by Harbinson into her business – ATA Martial Arts of Southern New Hampshire, LLC, in Bedford. As the deposits were made, Harbinson wrote checks drawn on the school’s account to be mailed to creditors and then used the remainder of the stolen money for personal use. In addition to the period of imprisonment, Chief United States District Court Judge Joseph Laplante ordered Harbinson to make restitution payments totaling $1,007,999.83 to the victim.