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By Hilde Kate Lysiak
June 14, 2017
A Selinsgrove women was charged with theft after allegedly depositing more than $2,000 worth of checks from people in her care directly into her personal account, according to police.
Stephanie A Dunham was accused of stealing eight checks that were supposed to be for her clients at Community Service Group after a manager at agency noticed that money was missing.
“On 05/18/17 at approximately 1330 hours I interviewed (MANAGER) on scene. (MANAGER) related that between 1/31/17 to 4/20/17 Dunham was cashing the the check intended for those of care by community Service group and instead of depositing the correct amount into their accounts Donham was keeping the money for herself. MANAGER then had Leon NMN Gaskins a private investigator of community service group, conduct an internal audit of the bank accounts, of the missing funds,” read the criminal complaint.
The alleged crimes totaled $2,061.92 in money including:
*On 03/03/17 there was money missing from (victim’s) house totaling 20.00
*On 04/13/17 check NO. 473 at an amount of 300.00 only 100 was deposited into (victim’s) account
*On 02/27/17 check NO. 470 at an amount of $600.00 was never deposited into (victim’s) account.
Dunham was charged with theft and receiving stolen property.
The Community Service Group were not immediately available for comment.
A hearing will be held on 6/14 at 1025 us 522 in Selinsgrove.