Archives for: May 7th, 2021

The high crime of embezzlement garners serious penalties. Usually, those consequences deter enough people from perpetrating this crime, but for some, the temptation of money overpowers their will to abide by the law.

A Colorado school technology director was fired after accusations of embezzling over $400,000 from the school district. It’s believed he used the school’s credit cards for his own personal travel and expenses. He now faces criminal theft

When people think of embezzlement, they often associate it with schemes that steal millions of dollars, but those aren’t the only the high-profile embezzlement cases that make the news. In January 2020, the Colorado Sun reported the sentencing of an embezzlement case where the defendant was sentenced to six years in prison for pleading guilty for theft between $100,000 and $1 million.

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