Now that’s a bad habit! Two nuns who formerly worked at St. James Catholic School in Torrance, California, confessed to embezzling at least $500,000 from the school so that they could gamble it away at Las Vegas casinos, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles said at a meeting with parents and alumni on Monday. Sister Mary
Church officials say pair took ‘substantial’ sum from St James school near Los Angeles
Two nuns who worked at a Catholic school in California have admitted embezzling a “substantial” sum of money to pay for gambling trips to Las Vegas, church officials have said.
Sisters Mary Margaret Kreuper and Lana Chang are believed to have taken the money from a fund holding tuition fees and donations at St James school in Torrance, near Los Angeles. Neither has been charged with a crime. Continue reading
Two nuns who embezzled $500,000 in tuition, fees and donations from a school they worked at in California used some of the money to fund gambling trips to Las Vegas.