Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Former School Finance Director From Virginia Arrested On Embezzlement Charges

Barbara J. Worrell, 62, of Colonial Beach, Virginia, was arrested yesterday and charged on 13 felony counts of embezzlement. Authorities allege Worrell embezzled an uspecified amount of money from the Colonial Beach Public Schools, where she had served as finance director. She is believed to have been involved in misappropriating funds between 2007 and 2009. Details have not been released at this time.

Read the story here, here and here.


Update (6/29/10): Worrell's employment contract was terminated by the Colonial Beach School Board. She had been employed by the School District for 28 years.

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