Sunday, January 22, 2012

Minnesota Man Accused Of Embezzling $250K From Church Synod

Robert Duane Larson, believed to be 60 years old, of Wolverton, Minnesota, has been accused of embezzling some $250,000 from the Northwestern Minnesota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America where he had served as bookkeeper since September 2004.  According to reports, over a period of 8 years, from 2004 thorugh 2011, Larson wrote numerous checks to himself and his wife from the synod's non-profit Rural Life Outreach program for which he had served as financial manager. 

Read the story here and here.

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