via usatoday.com A pair of Nuns have been accused of embezzling nearly $500,000 from St. James Catholic School in Torrance, California, The The Archdiocese of Los Angeles said their former Principal Sister Mary Margaret Kreuper and her accomplice Sister Lana Chang, stole a "substantial" amount of school funds. The misuse of funds was uncovered during a standard audit after Kreuper's retirement.
The money was allegedly used on travel and gambling. KABC reports the $500,000 figure is based only on what auditors found and could include additional cash transactions. The SIsters admitted to the theft, are cooperating with authorities and have expressed deep remorse. More HERE.