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Baldi Admits Embezzling From Charlottesville Restaurant

Baldi Admits Embezzling From Charlottesville Restaurant

The onetime owner of the Bel Rio restaurant has admitted he embezzled $22,000 from Cafe Cubano when he did the payroll for that business more than three years ago.    49-year-old Jim Baldi has already told Albemarle officials he embezzled roughly $200,000 when he did the bookkeeping for two county businesses in 2008 and 2009. Baldi (pictured) has been in the Regional Jail ever since he was arrested in California shortly after New Year’s Day.  He’s scheduled to be sentenced in September.