Former Cleveland Schools director who bilked thousands gets probation

A woman who embezzled nearly $20K dollars from the Cleveland School District has been sentenced to probation.

Restitution has been ordered in the amount of $18,630.48.

From March 2005 through December 2006, 54-year-old Janice Pink-King stole $18,630.48 using her position as Cleveland School District Director of Employee Services Payroll.

She obtained a salary advance and then paid herself back by check from the money that was previously deducted. Additionally, she paid herself back the amount deducted from her paycheck for retirement.

On June 23rd, Pink-King pleaded guilty to one count of theft in office and three counts of forgery.

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