Woman charged after allegedly stealing more than $60,000 from New Berlin eye care company

NEW BERLIN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Milwaukee woman has been charged after police say she stole more than $60,000 from an eye care company.

Melissa Wierchowski is a former payroll manager at a Wisconsin Vision in New Berlin.

According to the criminal complaint, she would issue paychecks to employees who were on leave.

Police say she would then pocket that money.

More than 40 employees were affected.

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