Diary of a Bad, Bad Bookkeeper: (Day 149) The Collusion Scam

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Dear Diary,

Today was a not-so-great day.  Apparently, I have a partner now.  I never intended to have a partner, but it appears I have no choice in the matter.  Here’s what happened:

I was in my office (innocently shredding checks), when I suddenly heard a man say, “I know what you’re doing.”

Quickly slipping the leftover checks back into my desk drawer, I looked at him with my most innocent expression.  “What do you mean?” I asked sweetly.  It was Ernie, one of the flooring installers that handled the bigger

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19 Responses to Diary of a Bad, Bad Bookkeeper: (Day 149) The Collusion Scam

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