Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Update: Former Manager of DC Office of Tax & Revenue Sentenced To 17.5 Years For $50 Million Embezzlement Scam
Harriette Monica Walters, 52, of Washington, DC and the former manager within the District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue, was sentenced today to 17 1/2 years in prison for orchestrating the fleecing of some $50 million from the agency that involved a conspiracy of friends and family members. She has also been ordered to pay restitution and back taxes. Ten other co-conspirators, along with Walters, have already pleaded guilty and have now been sentenced. Her scheme lasted nearly 18 years.