Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Former Kansas Municipal Worker Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $120K

Laura Whittley, 49, of Thayer, Kansas, has pleaded guilty to embezzling $120,000 from the City of Thayer where she had been employed as a city clerk.   Specifically, Whittley pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud and one count of money laundering in connection with the embezzlement.  According to authorities, Whittley stole cash payments made by citizens for utilities, licenses and other fees, wrote checks to herself, abused a municipal credit card account and submitted fraudulent invoices for reimbursement. 

Read the story here and here.

Read the DOJ announcement here.

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