Thursday, July 28, 2011

Former Head Of Idaho Non-Profit Charged With Embezzling More Than $100K

Nancy John, believed to be in her early 40s, of Glendale, Arizona and formerly of Pocatello, Idaho, has been charged with embezzling more than $100,000 from New Day Products and Resources, a non-profit for which she had served as chief executive officer.  According to authorities, John made numerous funds transfers from New Day's accounts to her own and used the organization's credit card for personal purposes.  She has been charged with 35 counts of theft by embezzlement.  According to published reports more than 30 employees claim to have lost benefits as a result of John's thefts.

Read the story here, here and here.

Update (5/29/12): John has been sentenced to 10 days in jail followed by 10 years of probation for embezzling what the non-profit alleges is as much as $175,000.  She has also been ordered to pay $20,000 in restitution.

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