Charges laid against former accountant for Catholic church

An extensive investigation by the RNC has led to dozens of charges against a man who was in charge of finances at the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. John’s. The archdiocese called in the RNC after its own internal investigation revealed theft of about $500,000. The charges span a 7 year period and include:

• 10 counts forgery
• 10 counts uttering forged documents
• eight counts fraud over $5,000
• five counts fraud under $5,000
• one count criminal breach of trust
• one count unauthorized use of computer

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