Former Typhoon executive charged with $1M theft

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Wednesday, October 03, 2012

Former Typhoon COO Richard Anderson pleaded not guilty to charges that he stole $1 million from the restaurant chain.

Anderson once publicly defended Typhoon amid allegations that it violated labor and wage laws. But at the same time, prosecutors say, the Tigard man was embezzling thousands from the company almost every month between February 2009 and January 2011.

Deputy District Attorney Kevin Demer said Anderson collected and kept employees' tax withholdings for nearly two years, leaving Typhoon co-owners Bo and Steve Kline in the dark.

Demer said he believes Anderson's alleged embezzlement ultimately led to the downfall of Typhoon. "Three hundred people are out of work because of it," he said.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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