Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
-Patrol Operations Bureau
-Economic Crimes Unit
Valisa Ann Mathis
Address: 2945 Willowleaf Lane, Wesley Chapel
Charge: Grand Theft
DoubleTree Beach Resort (Victim)
17120 Gulf Boulevard, North Redington Beach
Detectives assigned to the Economic Crimes Unit arrested a Wesley Chapel woman for Grand Theft after she stole over $250,000.00.
DoubleTree Beach Resort, 17120 Gulf Boulevard, North Redington Beach
The Grand Theft took place over several years beginning March 2011 through February 2014.
Detectives assigned to the Economic Crimes Unit charged Valisa Ann Mathis of Wesley Chapel for Grand Theft after she stole over $250,000.00 from the DoubleTree Beach Resort in North Redington Beach.
Mathis was an employee and worked as the controller managing all accounts for the resort. The funds were discovered missing during an internal audit and a report of the suspected theft was made to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.
Through various investigative techniques detectives determined Mathis stole over $250,000.00 from the resort beginning March 2011 through February 2014. She utilized direct deposit to deposit the funds into her personal bank account. Mathis utilized the stolen funds for personal gain to include leisure activities and monthly expenses.
Detectives met with Mathis on Monday August 18th and she was arrested for Grand Theft. She was booked into the Pinellas County Jail without further incident.
The investigation continues.