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AccuPay owners accused of taking $2.5M in indictment
AccuPay owners accused of taking $2.5M in indictment

A Bel Air couple who ran a now-closed Harford County payroll services firm pocketed at least $2.5 million by funneling client money owed to tax authorities into a personal bank account, according to a criminal indictment filed this week. Beverly and Kevin Carden, the owners of AccuPay Inc., started siphoning the funds in at least 2006 and did not stop until 2013, according to the indictment, which charges the couple with mail fraud, money laundering and filing false tax returns. AccuPay closed and filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation in 2013, after suits brought by clients, which also accused the firm of repeatedly sending partial payments of federal and state withholding and...