Friday, October 1, 2010
Deputy Treasurer In Ohio County Suspected In $150K Embezzlement
The Ohio State Auditor's Office released an audit report about its findings in the case involving Erie County's former deputy treasurer, Tamara J. Holeton, 41, of Sandusky, Ohio, who plead guilty this past August on charges she misappropriated $146,592 in funds that were meant to be deposited into county coffers. Holeton plead guilty to theft in office and record tampering charges. The audit report made 7 specific management recommendations to improve controls. According to reports, Holeton misappropriated the funds over a five year period from 2005 until 2010.
Read the audit report here.