Tax fraud A former agent, Garcia’s victims were primarily elderly clients and extended family members. (Photo: Bigstock)

On Monday, former insurance agent Anna Gabriela Garcia of Capistrano Beach, California was arraigned and charged with 40 felony counts of grand theft for insurance fraud.

Prosecutors say while working for an independent State Farm agency from 2011 to 2014, Garcia embezzled more than 300 premium payment checks totaling $195,626 and diverted the funds for personal use.

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Danielle Ling

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