Monday, April 25, 2011

Former Pennsylvania Tax Collector Charged With Embezzling $224K

Loretta A. Matz, 69, of Lower Swatara Township, Pennsylvania has been charged with embezzling some $224,000 from the township for which she had been the long serving tax collector. According to authorities, Matz allegedly siphoned funds tax funds from local businesses, to support a gambling habit. Matz resigned last December after irregularities came to light after businesses complained that their paid taxes were not being credited. Matz reportedly admitted to police to having taken the funds.

Read the story here and here.

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