Thursday, October 14, 2010

Jackson County Board of Supervisors seeking solutions after huge embezzlement

Lashley, 50, already had embezzlement crimes on her record when the county hired her.

In 1990, she pleaded guilty to 26 counts of embezzling from a local business. She was sentenced to five years of probation and ordered to pay $7,451.98 in restitution, according to court documents. Jackson County - without a background check - brought her aboard in the finance department eight years later.

Read more in the Clarion Ledger.

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