This one has more details. It basically confirms that he ripped off the IAG peeps through forgery, which explains the first-degree forgery charge.
A Niantic man was charged with larceny and forgery after an investigation into allegations of embezzlement from a consulting company.
Steven E. Frischling, 35, of 49 Sea Breeze Ave., was charged with second-degree larceny and first-degree forgery after a yearlong investigation by detectives with the state police Eastern District Major Crime Squad at Troop E in Montville.
Police say Frischling was a consultant with Innovation Analysis Group and forged documents on a company invoice for personal gain. Frischling turned himself in to police Thursday.
Free on $25,000 non-surety bond, he is due for arraignment June 15 in New London Superior Court.
We looked it up - in Connecticut, first-degree forgery and second-degree larceny are both Class C felonies. They have 1-10 year prison sentences plus $10,000 fine! Unsure if they carry a minimum sentence, but Frischling could be looking at prison time and a gigantic fine.
Not only that, what kind of work can you get once you're a convicted felon?
Can't wait for the mug shot!
Let's hope these small papers see this as the "Trial of the Century" and give lots of coverage.