School Staffer Steals $25,000 To Buy a Boat


As a parent I must say that I find this completely despicable.  We know that there is corruption in school districts but when it comes to stealing money that’s supposed to be for education, it’s where I really draw the line.  And today’s story is truly disturbing.  Recently an audit uncovered more than $25,000 missing from Paulding County School district. Detectives tracked the money to a district staffer and her new boat.

According to the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office, Julie Taylor was a staff accountant with the district.  The money that Taylor used to purchase a $25,782.88 boat was stolen from the New Hope Learning Center.  The money was supposed to cover costs that had accumulated over the summer.  Taylor, instead wrote a check for her own agenda.

The missing money was uncovered during an internal audit and the police were notified.  Taylor was charged with theft by conversion.  After she turned herself into authorities, Detectives seized the boat because it was deemed fruits of the crime.  Unfortunately we don’t have a picture of the boat but let’s hope Taylor never even got to use it.

She was fired from her job with the school district and was out on bail.  No word on what other punishments she may incur.   Personally I’d like to crash this boat right into wherever she lives.


Add Comment

Banking Budgeting Credit Cards Insurance Investing
Where's My Refund IRS?
Where’s My Refund? New Mexico Woman Asks IRS For Billion Dollar Income Tax Refund
How To Refinance Your Mortgage
Is It A Good Idea To Refinance Your Mortgage?
10 Situations When It’s OK to Tap Your Emergency Fund
Managing and Budgeting Finances When Your Child Has a Disability
Simple Ways to Teach Even Young Children the Importance of Money Management
The Necessities and Niceties of Baby Gear
What Your Kids Really Need to See From You: An Actual Guide That is Not Bogus
Entertainment Fashion Technology Travel
20 Things You Didn’t Know about Demi Lovato
How To Fly First Class For Less
How “Healthy” is Your Job? Signs That Your Job is Hurting You
Little Girl Calls 911 After Mistakenly Touching Her Elf on the Shelf
rewards from airlines
Airlines Shift From Miles to Price-Based Rewards
Man Builds a House Outside Store To Camp Out For Black Friday
No Preview
Transgender Teen Uses the Girls’ Locker Room and Now Her Community is Up in Arms
Cats Dogs
Stray Dogs And Cold Weather: Lend a Helping Hand
how much should we spend on our pets?
How Much Should You Spend On Your Pet?
The 20 Most Loyal Dog Breeds