The ARC of Texas has accused a former employee of stealing more than $230,000 from at least five people with disabilities and funneling that money into multiple personal bank accounts.
In court papers filed last week, the nonprofit states that Deborah “Dee” West embezzled money from the ARC’s Master Pooled Trust by falsifying financial spreadsheets and through other fraudulent means. Last week, a Travis County judge granted the nonprofit a temporary injunction that prevents West from moving, selling or otherwise disposing of any of her property or money, with the exception of what she needs for living expenses.
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