Friday, December 5, 2014

Texas Man Charged With Embezzling $284K From School District In Conspiracy Scheme

From the Beaumont Enterprise on 12/4/2014:

A former Beaumont school district employee and two others who conspired to commit fraud against the district pleaded guilt to their charges today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Giblin.

Daryl Johnson, a former warehouse supervisor, pleaded guilty to conspiracy in an embezzelemt of $284,000.

Johnson pleaded guilty in signing time sheets for his wife, Erin Johnson, and for his "sometime girlfriend," Kailyn DeShondra Pete. Both women pleaded guilty to fraud and accepted five-year probated sentences. Neither worked for the school district.

Daryl Johnson has not yet reached a sentencing agreement.

Erin Johnson received $194,000 from BISD between July of 2009 and May of 2011, investigators claimed. Kailyn DeShondra Pete allegedly received more than $90,000 between June of 2010 and May of 2012.

Read the whole story here.

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