Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Former Treasurer For Michigan Booster's Club Charged With Embezzling Nearly $100K

Carrie Fisher, 39, of Lowell, Michigan, has been charged with embezzling nearly $100,000 from the Lowell Area Schools Athletic Boosters for which she had served as treasurer.  According to authorities, Fisher admitted to investigators that she began stealing from the club in 2008 shortly after she became treasurer.  Fisher, who resigned earlier this year, reportedly wrote herself and her company checks, forging the president's signature.  She has been charged with embezzlement of more than $50,000, forgery, and using a computer to commit a crime.  A total of $98,588 is believed to have been embezzled by Fisher.

Read the story here, here and here.

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