Thursday, March 17, 2011

Former State Court Clerk In Nevada Suspected Of Embezzling $202K

Teresa Ann Prince, believed to be 45 years old and also known as Teresa Norris-Longley, of Reno, Nevada, is being investigated for allegedly embezzling $202,008 from Washoe County District Court where she had served as a supervising clerk until her resignation March 2. According to media reports, Prince is suspected of writing as at least 38 checks to her husband, Charles Norris, from the court trust account and depositing them into their joint account. The thefts allegedly began on March 1, 2009 and were discovered only late last month. According to Transparent Nevada, Prince made nearly $100,000 in salary and benefits in 2009.

Read the story here, here and here.

Watch the video here.

Update (4/26/11): Prince, 45, was arrested today on charges she embezzled more than $200,000 from the Washoe County District Court. She allegedly stole the money to pay for gambling debts.

Update (6/11/11): Prince pleaded guilty to embezzling $202,000 from the Washoe County District Court and is due to be sentenced on September 22, 2011.

Update (9/22/11): Prince was sentenced to three one to five year prison sentences to be served concurrently.

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