Monday, November 22, 2010
Oregon Municipal Councilwoman Arrested On $350K Embezzlement Charges
Michelle Renee Mills, 35, of Molalla, Oregon, was arrested last Friday and charged with embezzling more than $350,000 from Abtronics, Inc., a local semiconductor manufacturer where she had been employed as general manager. Mills is also a city councilwoman for Molalla. According to authorities, Mills misappropriated the funds from her former employer over a period of approximately 3 years, from 2006 until October 2009. She was booked on 32 counts of aggravated theft and one count of 1st degree theft. Mills was first employed by Abtronics in August 2004 as general manager, according to her LinkedIn page. She is also president of the Molalla Buckeroo Association which runs the annual charity rodeo in town.