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Friday, June 12, 2015

Former California DWP worker accused of embezzling more than $4M, normal stuff here in Nigeria.

This kind of stuff is normal here in Nigeria. Steal public funds and give your pals contracts. Not in the USA!

Los Angeles County prosecutors on Thursday charged a former Department of Water and Power employee with 27 felonies, including embezzlement and conflicts of interest, on allegations that he misappropriated more than $4 million in public funds.

Prosecutors say Thatcus Carl Richard made more than $1 million for himself by arranging DWP video and audio job contracts for his friends’ shell companies. They then subcontracted the work back to Richard's firm, Top Line Communications, authorities allege.

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