Thursday, March 19, 2009

Update On Arkansas School $800K Embezzlement Case: Administrator Sentenced To 80 Years

Lynda King, 40, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, was sentenced to 80 years in prison Tuesday for embezzling some $884,000 from the Pine Bluff School District where she had been employed as a secretary for ten years. She was also ordered to pay restitution i the amount of $747,000. King pleaded guilty to more than 1,400 theft and forgery charges February 17th. According to prosecutors, King set up a phony vendor and billed the school district for non-existent work/services. The scheme is reported to have gone on from approximately 2001 until 2008.

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