Former PTA Treasurer Sentenced to 9 Months in Jail for EmbezzlementWashington Post Thursday April 26, 2018
It is important that auditors never become complacent about fraud in the workplace. The former treasurer of a countywide PTA in Maryland's largest school system embezzled more than $39,000 from the group.
How did she do it? She wrote checks and altered bank statements to hide her crime. She stole money from a school where more than 2/3 of the students qualified for free or reduced priced meals. Shame on her!
Over what time period did the fraud occur? The fraud extended for more than 6 years.
What was her punishment? She had to repay funds to the PTA for their deductible, pay the Insurance company that paid out funds to the school group and more.
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