A Monroe County woman has been arrested and charged with embezzling a large amount of money from her employer.

Pocono Mountain Regional police said on Saturday, Aug. 13, about 1:55 p.m. they were called to Fox Realty Group, located along SR940, for a report of theft by an employee. Darlene Fox, business owner, told officers she suspected employee Shayna Czura, 30, of Effort, of embezzling funds.

An investigation revealed that during the period of May to August, police said that Czura forged checks in Fox's name and made them out to herself in various amounts.

The investigation showed Czura cashed about 50 checks for a total of $30,466.73.

Czura was taken into custody without incident and lodged in the county prison in Snydersville pending arraignment on charges of theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and forgery.