Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Indiana Woman Sentenced For Embezzling More Than $250K From Church

Phyllis Jones, 68, of Petersburg, Indiana, has been sentenced to three years in jail for embezzling more than $250,000 from the Gospel Center Church where she had served as treasurer.  According to authorities, over the course of more than 7 years, from January 2003 to April 2010, Jones issued herself numerous checks from church coffers for her own benefit.  Jones was originally arrested in October 2010 and charged with the theft of $257,000. 

Read the story here and here.

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