Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Chicago Woman Charged With Bilking $290K From Non-Profit

Christina Madej, 58, of Chicago, Illinois, has been charged with embezzling nearly $290,000 from the Chicago Engineers’ Foundation, a non-profit that provides scholarships to area students, for which she had served as its director. According to authorities, Madej wrote checks to herself from foundation accounts. The foundation is affiliated with the Union League Club of Chicago. According to public records, Madej filed for personal bankruptcy in 2005, listing $85,000 in debts.

Read the story here, here and here.

Hat tip: Reader Joe.

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