Disney Employee Embezzles Money to Pay for Disney Vacation

A Disney Cruises employee embezzled $275,000 and spent it all on a Disney World vacation.

Federal agents arrested Renan Dias Da Rocha Gomes and charged him with wire fraud in connection with the embezzlement of over $275,000.

Prosecutors say Gomes obtained the money through the payment system used on the cruise line, VeriFone.

The complaint accuses him of loading gift cards with the money to later spend, $35,000 of it was used to take his family on a Disney World vacation.

Disney investigators and federal agents interviewed Gomes and he apparently confessed to all of his crimes there.

If convicted, he faces a minimum of 20 years in prison and a maximum fine of $250,000.

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