Thursday, October 7, 2010

Former California School Administrator Charged With Embezzling $100K From Elementary School

Lisa Ann Castro, 46, of Torrance, California was charged today with embezzling about $100,000 from the Halldale Avenue Elementary School in Torrance and an associated PTA. Castro is a former administrative assistant with the Los Angeles Unified School District under which the school falls. Prosecutors have charged Castro with four felony counts of forgery, three counts of embezzlement and two counts of misappropriation of public funds. Castro is alleged to have forged two principals names and two PTA officials on more than 100 checks over a period of approximately four years, from 2005 until 2009, using the funds for her own benefit. She is reported to have had treasury responsibilities on the two school accounts and two PTA accounts from which she allegedly stole.

Read the story here and here.

1 comment:

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