Former state worker pleads guilty to embezzling $50K

01/28/2015 07:40 AM EST
BURLINGTON, VT. >> A former Vermont state worker has pleaded guilty to charges that she embezzled more than $50,000 while working as a claims examiner and that she used some of the money to buy a boat, a vehicle, guitar, firearms, and other items. 
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01/28/2015 07:38 AM EST - MONTPELIER, VT. >> Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin will be joining the Republican governor of Alabama in testifying before a U. Full Story

 
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Former state worker pleads guilty to embezzling $50K

01/28/2015 07:40 AM EST
BURLINGTON, VT. >> A former Vermont state worker has pleaded guilty to charges that she embezzled more than $50,000 while working as a claims examiner and that she used some of the money to buy a boat, a vehicle, guitar, firearms, and other items. 
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Gov. Shumlin to testify on transportation to US Senate panel
01/28/2015 07:38 AM EST - MONTPELIER, VT. >> Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin will be joining the Republican governor of Alabama in testifying before a U. Full Story

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