Granddaughter Of Minnesota Philathropist Arrested For Embezzlement

The granddaughter of a Minnesota philanthropist has been arrested after investigators say she stole from her former employer. 48 year old Tawnee Nasseff is charged with six counts of theft by swindle for misappropriating about $860,000 from a St. Paul law firm she worked at for nearly 20 years. Nasseff is the daughter of the late John “Mickey” Nasseff Jr. and the granddaughter of the late John Michael Nasseff… a senior West Publishing executive before becoming one of St. Paul’s most prolific donors. He died in February. Tawnee Nasseff was fired from her job as a bookkeeper at Paige J. Donnelly Ltd. after the law firm discovered the theft.