Saturday, February 27, 2010

Trial Scheduled For Elderly Illinois Woman Who Allegedly Embezzled More Than $100K From School District

An April 12th trial has been set for Patricia Howe, 78, of Streator, Illinois, who is accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from the Streator Woodland School District where she had been employed as bookkeeper. Howe was charged last December with felony theft for allegedly forging more than 70 checks for her own benefit. Howe's scheme reportedly lasted more than 4 years between March 2005 and April 2009.

Align Left Read the story here and here.

Update: Howe was sentenced to 5 years in prison for embezzling some $124,000 from the Streator Woodland School District.

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