Monday, November 2, 2009

Former Pennsylvania Utility Exec Pleads Guilty In $141K Embezzlement Case

Carl Paul Lewis, 54, of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, has pleaded guilty to embezzling some $141,000 from the Bullskin Township/Connellsville Township Joint Sewerage Authority for which he had been employed as the executive director. Prosecutors had alleged that Lewis stole payroll funds and cash from customer payments to the utility over a period of about 2 years from 2005 to 2007. As part of his guilty plea, Lewis agreed to a sentence of between 1 and 2 years in prison. He also agreed to make restitution.

Read the story here and here.

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