Former Funeral Director Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

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IONIA, Mich.  A former Portland funeral director was accused of embezzling nearly $500,000 from Portland’s Lehman Funeral Homes.

The Ionia Circuit Court told FOX 17 that Marti Schrauben, 39, forged several death certificates. On Tuesday, he pleaded guilty to one felony and no contest to four other felonies: Forging checks, forgery, insurance fraud and embezzlement over $50,000 but less than $100,000.

Schrauben paid $50,000 in restitution, according to the court. He was ordered to pay another $200,000 before his sentencing in September.

The embezzlement occurred from 2008 to 2010.

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