Monday, June 6, 2011

Virginia Woman Pleads Guilty To Embezzling As Much As $400K From American Conservative Union

Diana Hubbard Carr, 56, of Alexandria, Virginia, pleaded guilty to charges she embezzled as much as $400,000 from the American Conservative Union where she had been employed as an administrative director.  According to authorities, Carr's scheme spanned at least 3 years from 2006 through 2009 and involved the diversion of funds from the non-profit's coffers into her own accounts.  She was also accused of paying her credit cards and making personal purchases with the organization's funds.  The ACU hosts the annual Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) meeting.  Carr is the ex-wife of David Keene, the former chairman of the ACU and current president of the National Rifle Association.  Carr faces up to 20 years in prison upon sentencing, scheduled for September 16, 2011.

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