Monday, January 9, 2012

Former Police Union President In Florida Charged With Embezzling $200K

Vernell Reynolds, 46, of Hollywood, Florida, has been charged with embezzling some $200,000 from the Miami Community Police Benevolent Association where she had served as president.  According to authorities, over a period of nearly 2 years, from at least September 2008 through June 2010, Reynolds pilfered funds from union accounts for his own benefit.  Some of the withdrawals were made at casinos in Florida and California.  Reynolds, who was a former police officer with the Miami PD, also made improper transfers of funds from union accounts to her own personal accounts.  She has been charged with 16 counts of wire fraud.

Read the story here.

 Hat tip: FraudTalk reader Joe.

Read an update of the story here.

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