FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A former Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration worker has been convicted of conspiring to steal more than $87,000 from the agency’s Frederick office.
Joann Fleishell, 53, was convicted at a bench trial Monday in Frederick. She will be sentenced May 4. The common-law offense carries no prescribed penalty.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Mayor Brandon Scott To Make Investment Announcement With American Rescue Plan Funding
Fleishell was the assistant manager of the office. Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler says she failed to record cash payments for 613 registration renewals from January 2007 to October 2008.READ MORE: FDA Expected To Approve J&J, Moderna Covid Booster Shots, ‘Mix and Match’ Doses
He says the scheme was uncovered by an internal investigation. Gansler says the conviction sends a message that stealing from taxpayers will not be tolerated.MORE NEWS: 'Part Of Us Died With Her,' Ja'Nyi Weeden's Cousin Tells WJZ
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