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I am sorry to learn of this situation. My best advice to you in this matter is to retain a lawyer quickly.
While I do not have sufficient information based only on the information posted here, I would be fairly certain that this employee is embezzling funds from your company. This can be prosecuted both as a criminal matter and as a civil matter.
This is a tricky issue to deal with (I have dealt with several embezzlement cases, none of them have been simple, and all of them require counsel to deal with effectively).
It is possible to recoup these funds (there are several very effective options available to you, including statutes such as the "Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act"), but detailing exactly how to go about doing this requires a much more detailed review of the facts of your case and is going to require a local attorney that can go through all of the facts and help you develop a strategy specific to your company (this is going to include whether or not involving law enforcement, and how to go about doing so).