Former Washington University business director pleads guilty

1 month 2 weeks 16 hours ago Tuesday, December 04 2018 Dec 4, 2018 Tuesday, December 04, 2018 2:40:24 PM CST December 04, 2018 in News
Source: AP
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former business director at Washington University in St. Louis has pleaded guilty to embezzling about $300,000.

Federal prosecutors on Tuesday announced the plea by 38-year-old Barbara Skudrzyk of Rock Hill. She admitted to three counts of mail fraud for embezzling money over a period of more than eight years.

Skudrzyk was business director in the university's Division of Medical Education. Prosecutors say she created false invoices and false W-9 forms and used the money for personal work on her home, divorce lawyers, travel, jewelry purchases and other things.

Sentencing is March 8.

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