Tuesday, January 17, 2012

North Carolina Man Charged With Embezzling $136K From Church

Robert Garland Lahr, 49, formerly of Knightdale, North Carolina, has been charged with embezzling $136,324.58 from the Hayes Barton Baptist Church where he had served as administrator.  According to authorities, over a period of about 5 years, beginning in 2006, Lahr used a church credit card to make personal purchases, manipulated his salary through payroll shenanigans and made unauthorized transfers from church accounts for his own benefit.

Read the story here and here.

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