Monday, October 6, 2014

Face of Veterans Admits Embezzling $279,000


by Gary Snyder


Jessica Strasser's embezzlement case is particularly notable because she and husband Matt Strasser of Rose Hill (Iowa) have on several occasions been the public face of military families and their struggles. 

The couple was even featured in a 2010 segment on "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams." 

Matt Strasser has been deployed with the Iowa National Guard twice to Afghanistan and once to Kosovo. 

She has now taken responsibility in an embezzlement case involving at least $279,345 in public money, saying, "… I am a coward and took advantage of those that care for me." (source)


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