Friday, January 7, 2011

Tennessee Woman Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Nearly $100K From Municipality

Arnita M. Mitchell, 44, of Mason, Tennessee, pleaded guilty to charges she embezzled $96,000 from the town of Mason, Tennessee where she had served as City Court Clerk in charge of cash collections, among other things. According to authorities, Mitchell pocketed cash receipts over a period of some 30 months. Mitchell, who was originally indicted in November 2009 on felony theft, forgery, computer fraud, theft of services, and official misconduct, was sentenced to 90 days in jail and ordered to pay full restitution. She will also be placed on probation for 8 years after her prison sentence.

Read the story here, here and here.

Read the indictment here.

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