Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Tennessee Woman Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $491K From Louisiana Union Benefits Fund

Theresa G. Waters, 45, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee and formerly of formerly of Rosedale, Louisiana, pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement, admitting she stole more than $491,000 from the South Central Laborers Training and Apprenticeship Fund of Livonia, Louisiana where she had been employed. Authorities alleged that Waters misappropriated the monies over a four year period by making unauthorized credit card charges for personal purposes. Waters, who was indicted last August, faces up to 10 years in prison.

Read the story here and here.

Read the DOJ's announcement here.

Update (10/21/11): Waters, now 46, has been sentenced to 37 months in prison.

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