Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Colorado Woman Charged With Embezzling More Than $350K From National Guard Charity

From the Denver Post on 5/7/13:

A former Colorado National Guard Foundation volunteer has been charged with stealing more than $350,000 from the organization's funds.

Ruthann Oppenheim was charged with embezzlement by the Arapahoe County District Attorney, according to a news release Tuesday from the Colorado National Guard Foundation.
The sheriff's office began investigating Oppenheim, the treasurer for the organization from 2009, shortly after the discovery, the release states.

Foundation officials also instituted additional controls over both funds after the discovery, according to the release.

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