Elderly Nun Jailed After Stealing $800K For Vegas Trips

Courthouse News reports:

A federal judge sentenced an 80-year-old nun to a year in prison after she confessed to stealing more than $800,000 from the elementary school where she worked as principal to, among other things, fund her gambling trips to Las Vegas.

Mary Margaret Kreuper must also pay $825,338 in restitution, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney’s office in Los Angeles.

Kreuper pleaded guilty in 2021 to embezzling money from St. James Catholic School, in Torrance, California, where, as the principal for 28 years, she was responsible for the funds the school received for tuition, fees and from charitable donations.

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