An accountant for the South Carolina Hospitality Association pleaded guilty to embezzling $500,000 to support a gambling addiction.
In York Pennsylvania an office manager at the York Symphony Orchestra pleaded guilty to stealing $221,000 to prop his gambling addiction.
The chief financial officer at the Philadelphia Archdiocese took more than $900,000 to, in part, payoff his gambling debts.
At JaxCare in Florida an employee stole $500,000 ($800/day addiction). The charity folded as a result.
The Boy Scouts Clovis chapter in California had a treasurer that was arrested for stealing $73,000 to support a gambling habit.
For more than eight years an employee pleaded guilty to stealing $815,000 from the Colorado Association of Executives because of a gambling addiction.
The Colonel responsible handing out money to National Guard families in Arizona is charged with stealing as much as $2 million over 13 years to support a gambling addiction.
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