Former Catholic Charities employee sentenced for stealing more than $32k from organization

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A former Catholic Charities employee is scheduled for sentencing Tuesday morning in a Cleveland courtroom.

Sandra Ortegon was an officer manager for Catholic Charities and worked for the organization from 2004 to 2016. She was convicted of grand theft after stealing $32,886 from the organization between 2013 and 2016.

Ortegon was given five years of community control, 500 hours of community service, and will be required to pay back the funds she took from Catholic Charities.

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