Police charge bursar Theresa Pelow with embezzling $150,000 from Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
June 27, 2012
Pennsylvania Highlands CC president Walter Asonevich Police said they have busted an embezzlement scheme at a local community college.
Police said it was the colleges' bursar who orchestrated the entire thing by altering computer programs to make it appear cash was deposited into Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
Police said they've been investigating since February. That's when they said the college first noticed discrepancies in its bookkeeping after a student questioned a balance he said he had already paid in full.
Theresa Pelow turned herself in Wednesday morning after police said she admitted to stealing more than $150,000 from the community college in Richland Township.