Appeal fails in scheme to get unused school vacation pay
BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan appeals court has affirmed the conviction of a school superintendent who was charged with embezzlement after collecting thousands of dollars for unused...
Local W.Va. official sentenced for stealing public money
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A county official in West Virginia has been sentenced for stealing money from a local board of education and a volunteer fire department.
Bookkeeper sentenced for embezzling nearly $1.6 million
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — A Philadelphia bookkeeper who embezzled nearly $1.6 million from his New Jersey employer over a 10-year period has been sentenced to more than eight years in federal...
Mayor’s son accused of embezzlement applies for probation
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The son of a Connecticut mayor charged with embezzling more than $80,000 from two restaurants he ran has applied for a probation program.
Wichita lawyer sentenced in embezzlement case
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 69-year-old former Wichita attorney who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from clients has been sentenced to three years in prison.
North Carolina woman accused of stealing utility payments
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a woman is facing multiple counts for embezzlement after investigators say she took money from customer payments.
Former union official, Port Authority commissioner indicted
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former carpenters' union official who once served on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey board of commissioners has been charged with embezzlement.
Trial set for former New Mexico athletic director
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A judge has set a trial date next year for former University of New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs on embezzlement and other charges.
Auxiliary deputy accused of stealing $6,500 from business
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Authorities in Mississippi say a part-time auxiliary deputy has been arrested for misappropriating $6,500 in customer payments from a local business.
2 ex-workers at transportation charged with embezzlement
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two former employees of the Mississippi Department of Transportation have been indicted on embezzlement charges after authorities say they misused gift cards that belonged to...
Contractor pleads guilty to theft from tribal organization
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — The owner of defunct construction company in northeastern South Dakota has pleaded guilty for taking money from an American Indian tribe for work he didn't...
Woman suspected of ill-gotten wealth wins extradition claim
LONDON (AP) — A British court has ruled that a woman suspected by British authorities of having ill-gotten wealth will not be extradited to Azerbaijan to face fraud and embezzlement...
Bookkeeper ordered to pay back nearly $200,000 to boys ranch
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A federal judge say a South Dakota woman accused of embezzlement must serve prison time and pay back nearly $200,000 to a facility for troubled youth where she worked as a...
Virginia town’s leaders charged in agency’s mismanaged funds
FRONT ROYAL, Va. (AP) — Fourteen current and former officials of Front Royal, Virginia, are charged with misdemeanor misfeasance and nonfeasance for their knowledge of and inaction over the local...
Southern New Mexico city fire chief indicted on embezzlement
SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — The fire chief of a New Mexico city hit by corruption in recent years has been indicted for embezzlement.
KVIA-TV reports a grand jury in Las Cruces on Thursday...
Man who embezzled from union gets 18 months in prison
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man who admitted embezzling from his union has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.
U.S. District Court records say 54-year-old Theodore Watson had pleaded...
Ex-official pleads guilty in convention center embezzlement
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A former official has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $12,000 from the financially troubled Genesis Convention Center in northwestern Indiana.
New Mexico judge rejects college embezzlement case plea deal
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico judge has rejected a plea deal for a former college financial director who acknowledged misappropriating thousands of dollars from the school, officials...
CBS credit union manager gets 14 years for $40M embezzlement
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former manager of a credit union that served employees of the CBS television network has been sentenced to more than 14 years in prison for a two-decade embezzlement scheme...
After missed embezzlement sentencing, ex-mayor found dead
POSEN, Ill. (AP) — A former mayor of a Chicago suburb was found dead after failing to show up for sentencing in an embezzlement case.
Former Posen mayor Donald W. Schupek was found dead in...
Russian court dismisses case against famed theater director
MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court on Wednesday dismissed the case against an acclaimed theater director, two years after he was accused of embezzlement and put under house arrest.
Wayne County ex-court clerk charged with taking money
WAYNESBORO, Miss. (AP) — A former justice court clerk in south Mississippi has been indicted on an embezzlement charge after prosecutors said she took nearly $36,900 in public money.
Charges dropped against police chief in military gear case
THETFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Charges have been dropped against a Flint-area police chief arrested amid an investigation into his department's use of thousands of pieces of surplus military...
Ex-Kentucky energy exec gets prison for embezzling $374K
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former executive at an oil and natural gas company in Kentucky has been sentenced to five years and five months in federal prison for embezzlement.
Former political candidate faces embezzlement charge
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A man who won a seat in the Rhode Island state legislature but resigned before being sworn in is facing charges of embezzling from the state chapter of the Sierra...
Ex-Honduras first lady gets 58 years in corruption case
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — A Honduran court has sentenced former first lady Rosa Elena Bonilla to 58 years in prison for embezzling about $600,000 in government money between 2010 and 2014, when...
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Ex-Mississippi credit union leader sentenced to prison
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A former vice president of a Mississippi Gulf Coast credit union will spend nearly three years in prison after she pleaded guilty to embezzlement.
Former Sioux Falls dental bookkeeper ordered to repay $100K
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The former bookkeeper for two Sioux Falls dental practices has been ordered to pay more than $100,000 in restitution for embezzling from her former employer.
Former town clerk pleads guilty to theft of nearly $250,000
PONTOTOC, Miss. (AP) — A former Mississippi town clerk accused of stealing nearly $250,000 pleaded guilty Friday and was sentenced to five years of house arrest.
Men arrested after using open houses to rob celeb’s homes
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say two men in Los Angeles were arrested after using open houses to rob homes of celebrities, including singers Usher and Adam Lambert.
Former New Mexico AD indicted on embezzlement charges
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Former University of New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs, who left in 2017 amid questions over spending, has been indicted in connection with a lavish 2015 golf trip...
Ex-OKC councilman pleads guilty to not filing tax returns
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Oklahoma City councilman accused of not filing state income tax returns for nine years has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of failing to file income tax...
Honduras’ ex-first lady convicted of fraud, embezzlement
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — A Honduran court convicted former first lady Rosa Elena Bonilla on Tuesday of embezzling about $600,000 in government money between 2010 and 2014, when her husband...
Police: Fire captain embezzled 15K from minority group
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut fire captain who allegedly stole more than $15,000 from an organization for minority firefighters has been arrested and placed on leave.
Federal officials: Man admitted firing shot that killed boy
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Federal authorities say a man charged in an armored car theft has told investigators he fired the shot earlier this month that killed a 7-year-old boy in St. Louis.
Illinois state senator pleads not guilty to embezzlement
CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois state senator has pleaded not guilty to federal charges alleging he took more than $250,000 in salary and benefits over three years from the Teamsters while doing little...
3 former tribal officials plead guilty in embezzlement case
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three former officials of an American Indian tribe that runs a Northern California casino pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to embezzle nearly $5 million from the...
3 plead guilty in $5M California tribe embezzlement
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three former leaders of a Northern California Indian tribe have pleaded guilty to embezzling some $5 million in casino revenues that they used to fund luxury...
Former bank teller accused of embezzling more than $60,000
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A former bank teller is accused of embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from a South Carolina bank.
Jasmine Gardner was indicted this week on one count of...
Police: Former school booster club president stole $20,000
WILTON, Conn. (AP) — The former president of a Connecticut high school booster club is accused of embezzling more than $20,000 from the organization.
Ex-Crow Creek tribal chair pleads not guilty to embezzlement
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A former chairman of the Crow Creek Sioux has pleaded not guilty to embezzling from the South Dakota tribe.
Forty-five-year-old Brandon Sazue of Chamberlain entered...
8 charged in Florida with $5M theft from casino
MIAMI (AP) — Eight people accused of stealing more than $5 million from a Florida casino operated by a Native American tribe are facing dozens of charges.
Court order Maldives ex-VP detained for 15 days
MALE, Maldives (AP) — A court in the Maldives ordered a former vice president to be detained for 15 days, after he was returned home following his failed attempt to enter India.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former medical technology executive accused of stealing more than $5 million from his firm has been sentenced to up to 16 years in prison.
Maldives former vice president taken to detention center
MALE, Maldives (AP) — A former vice president of the Maldives who was arrested after fleeing to neighboring India to avoid questioning over the alleged embezzlement of state funds was taken to a...
Maldives’ ex-vice president who fled to India brought back
MALE, Maldives (AP) — A former vice president of Maldives who was arrested after fleeing to neighboring India to avoid questioning over the alleged embezzlement of state funds was brought back to...
Maldives police arrest ex-vice president who fled to India
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Maldives police said Saturday that they arrested a former vice president who had sought asylum in India after fleeing the Indian Ocean archipelago nation to avoid...