WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal prosecutor says the former director of a military support organization was found guilty in connection with a scheme to steal from the non-profit charity.
The U.S. Department of Justice said in a news release the jury found 40-year-old Patricia Pauline Driscoll guilty Thursday of wire fraud, tax evasion and first-degree fraud.READ MORE: A Dad Who Traveled 1,200 Miles For Covid-19 Care Is Finally Going Home. Here's What He Wants You To Know
Driscoll was the former executive director of the Armed Forces Foundation.
According to prosecutors, the jury found Driscoll engaged in a scheme in which she stole from the non-profit charity, defrauded donors and lied to the Internal Revenue Service and the public about her salary and benefits.
Driscoll faces a maximum 20 years in prison on the wire fraud charge and a maximum 10 years for first-degree fraud.READ MORE: Baltimore County Urges People To Get Vaccinated With Super Weekend Flu Clinic
Tax evasion carries a statutory maximum of five years.
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