Tuesday, November 16, 2010

West Virginia Woman Sentenced In $163K Charity Embezzlement

Victoria Jarvis, 48, of Mineral Wells, West Virginia, was sentenced to six months in prison for embezzling $163,350 from the West Virginia Special Olympics where she had been employed as a bookkeeper. According to authorities, Jarvis created more than 100 fraudulent checks with the signature of the president of the non-profit for her own benefit. She was also ordered to pay restitution. Jarvis' scheme spanned more than six years from May 30, 2002 to at least July 1, 2008.

Read the story here and here.

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