Viking Pump Employee Arrested for Internal Theft
On February 5th, 2015 the Cedar Falls Police Department was dispatched to Viking Pump, 406 State Street, Cedar Falls in reference to an internal employee theft.
Officers learned that a Christa Lampe, age 35 of Tripoli, Iowa had been using a Viking Pump issued credit card for making personal purchases. In 2013 the amount totaled $3,335.00, in 2014 $22,501.53 and in 2015 $2,521.92. From 2013-2015 she had made transactions for personal gain in the amount of $28,358.45.
On February 13th, 2015 Crista was arrested for one count of Theft First Degree, and two counts of Theft 2nd Degree. Crista has been an employee of Viking Pump since 2011.
Theft 1st Degree is a Class “C” Felony
Theft 2nd Degree is a Class “D” Felony