Nuns lost the other half a million dollars in a casino


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In the US, two nuns stole half a million dollars from the Catholic schools where they worked, they lowered the money in a casino and escaped trial. This publication reports the Daily Breeze.

In late November the leadership of the Catholic schools of St. James in TORRANCE, California, announced that two former employee of an educational institution was stolen and used for personal needs “a significant amount of money”. They turned out to be a former school principal sister Margaret Craper (Margaret Kreuper) and teacher, sister Lana Chang (Chang Lana). According to parents, women have repeatedly told them that the school is not enough funding.

About the theft became known, when the Church authorities decided to audit the expenses of the school before exiting Creper retired after 28 years of service. Monsignor Michael Meyers (Michael Meyers) stated that the woman was very nervous before the test and asked his subordinates to “correct” financial statements. The auditor from the Archdiocese noted in data inaccuracy, therefore, appealed to the services of an independent financial expert. He found the alleged “long-forgotten” the account to which women withdrawal.

After the inspection, Creper confessed that they actually stole the money and spent it, among other things, on the casino. However, representatives of the Archdiocese said they would not press charges against the women, and “severely punish them ourselves” friends already sent to different monasteries. This decision was taken because the order of the sisters of St. James, which belonged to the nuns, agreed to reimburse the stolen amount.

This decision did not satisfy the parents of the pupils they are going to file a joint complaint of the nuns in the Prosecutor’s office to pursue criminal prosecution against them. “We were their ATM, people know this and want justice. And the Church authorities want to return the money, and not to achieve justice”, — told reporters, Jack Alexander (Jack Alexander), one of the parents.

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