Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Former New York City PTA Treasurer Accused Of Embezzling As Much As $100K

Providence Hogan, 43, of Brooklyn, New York is under investigation for embezzling as much as $100,000 from the PTA for Public School 29 in the Cobble Hill section of the borough where she had served as treasurer since July 2007. An investigation is ongoing into the allegations of the thefts and details have not yet been released. Hogan reportedly has her own business, Providence Day Spa and she has worked as a massage therapist and doula.

Read the story here, here and here.

Update (3/29/11): Hogan has been formally indicted on 22 counts including Grand Larceny and Falsifying Business Records in connection with her alleged embezzlement of some $100,000 from PS 29s PTA. She allegedly wrote checks to herself from the PTA account and took cash to support her business, Providence Day Spa. She also allegedly attempted to cover up the misappropriations by falsifying documents.

Update (11/1/11): Hogan struck a plea agreement, pleading guilty to 3 counts of grand larceny and agreeing to pay restitution to the PS 29 PTA. 

No comments: