Monday, December 7, 2009

Former West Virginia Parks & Rec Official Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $130K

Amy Marie Mick, 31, of Morgantown, West Virginia, pleaded guilty to embezzlement, uttering and two counts of forgery in connection with the theft of some $130,000 from the Morgantown Board of Park and Recreation Commissioners (BOPARC), where she oversaw senior programs and had bookkeeping responsibilities. According to authorities, Mick misappropriated the funds between 2006 and 2009 from BOPARC's Retired Seniors Volunteer Program by making unauthorized purchases with an agency debit/credit card. She faces up to 40 years in prison and must pay restitution.

Read the story here, here and here.

Update (7/21/10): Mick was sentenced yesterday to five years probation and ordered to pay full restitution and send a written apology to the Morgantown BOPARC.

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