Police News Release: Gage Employee Allegations


News Release

Type of Crime: Embezzlement / Theft
Case Number: 11-00130
Date of Crime: January 3, 2011
Location of Crime: 318 Main Street
Victim: GAGE
Investigator: T. Bickel
Supervisor: A. Chandler


On January 3, 2011, Officials from the Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville (GAGE) notified the Evansville Police Department in reference to missing funds from their business. A GAGE employee, Julie M. Gorman, was believed to have purchased numerous gift cards using GAGE funds for her personal use over a lengthy period of time.

The EPD was told that Gorman was confronted by her supervisor and she admitted to doing this. An investigator with the Financial Crimes Unit was assigned this case and is in the process of completing a criminal case file to be presented for review by the prosecutor’s office.