Friday, March 4, 2011

DC Accountant Pleads Guilty To $210K Embezzlement

Carolyn Mitchell, 47, of Washington, DC, pleaded guilty to charges she embezzled $210,800.42 from the National Consumers League where she had been employed as an accountant and an administrative assistant. According to authorities, over a period of more than 5 years, from March 2005 to May 2010, Mitchell misappropriated funds from the private non-profit by depositing checks meant for vendors into her own accounts. She also deposited donor checks into her own accounts. Mitchell, who plead guilty to forging securities, is scheduled to be sentenced on June 24, 2011.

Read the story here, here and here.

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