Thursday, May 10, 2012

Volunteer Fire Department Hit Twice...Big Theft and Death

by Gary Snyder


The popular Loudoun County (VA) radio personality Paul Draisey, who committed suicide at his Middleburg home last month, is now suspected of embezzling almost $500,000 from the Middleburg Volunteer Fire Department, for which he was the treasurer and his son was the president. “Established financial management practices in the past which were allowed to lapse. As a result, there was not the financial oversight that needed to be taking place. (link)




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