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Woman pleads guilty to embezzling from nonprofit

November 16, 2018

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $136,000 from her employer, a nonprofit that serves people with disabilities.

The Lowell Sun reports that Amy Young was sentenced Thursday to two years of probation after pleading guilty to a single charge of larceny over $250.

Prosecutors say the Lowell woman stole the money from Chelmsford-based LifeLinks while working there between November 2011 and 2016 first as a unit case manager and later as director of family support.

Authorities say she used the money for home repairs, family medical bills, gym memberships, electronic equipment, a party for her son and services for her disabled daughter.

LifeLinks provides services and support to greater Lowell adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.


Information from: The (Lowell, Mass.) Sun, http://www.lowellsun.com

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