EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) — Two people were arrested for allegedly stealing more than $200,000 from Red Hawk Casino in Placerville through an embezzlement scheme, according to Attorney General Xavier Becerra.
Becerra said Luc Mooc and Prak Pich were arrested in connection to the scheme. Pich, a floor manager at the casino, allegedly gave credit lines to Mooc, a casino patron, and then falsified documents to make it seem like the credit was paid back.READ MORE: Yastrzemski's Bat, Glove Help Giants Hold Off Tigers 4-3
Pich and Mooc allegedly planned to steal the funds from the loans, which ranged from $12,000 to $14,000 at a time.READ MORE: Garbage Truck Driver Discovers Body When Depositing Trash At Yolo County Dump
Becerra said the suspects’ alleged actions were investigated by the California Department of Justice’s Bureau of Gambling Control and surveillance staff at the casino.MORE NEWS: Animal Shelters See Rise of Returned Pets, Citing Affordability Concerns
The suspects were booked at the El Dorado County jail with $200,000 bail. They were arraigned Monday.