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Giants former payroll manager sentenced to 21 months in prison

Mar 27, 2012, 11:33 AM EDT

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Remember the Giants former payroll secretary who was arrested for embezzlement? And who was caught, not because of someone’s shrewd eye, but because she forged letters explaining why she was getting all of those extra pay checks, thereby creating her own red flags?  Yeah, that was awesome.

Well, she’s going to jail for 21 months:

Robin O’Connor, of American Canyon, was fired by the team last July after it was discovered she had been transferring team funds to her personal bank accounts over the prior year. Prosecutors said she used some of the money to pay off debts, but also toward a second home in San Diego, spa visits, pet grooming, home improvements and travel.

She stole $2.2 million and has returned roughly $1.6 million of it. Which shows just how responsible she was, given that she was probably saving that money for retirement and thus had it ready to return. Much better than spending the whole shebang on pet grooming. $600,000 for that kind of thing is plenty.

In other news, Barry Bonds remains the worst criminal in the history of San Francisco sports.

  1. oldpaddy - Mar 27, 2012 at 11:37 AM

    Howard Sterns Penis!!!!!!!!!

  2. pinkslime - Mar 27, 2012 at 11:42 AM

    lol peopel use cuss words here WHen they want as for the woman she should be in trouble.

    • spindervish - Mar 27, 2012 at 11:53 AM

      What is you deal man?

      Also, “penis” is not a “cuss word.” Unless maybe you’re Rick Santorum.

      • cur68 - Mar 27, 2012 at 12:28 PM

        You understood that comment, spinny? Hats off to ya, then.

  3. mybrunoblog - Mar 27, 2012 at 11:48 AM

    Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time

  4. mcsnide - Mar 27, 2012 at 12:55 PM

    And yet Barry Zito still walks the streets a free man…

    • jimbo1949 - Mar 27, 2012 at 4:03 PM

      Alas, the Giants pointed the gun at their own head rather than Zito’s head.

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