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School bookkeeper charged with embezzlement

Posted March 12, 2010

— A bookkeeper at a Wayne County elementary school was arrested Thursday and charged with stealing from the school, police said Friday.

Bridgette Brown James was charged with embezzlement. Police said she stole more than $1,000 from Carver Heights Elementary School.


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  • justafella Mar 12, 2010


  • cj Mar 12, 2010

    I don't think it is fair to group all bookkeepers as corrupt. There are many hard working, very fair, and upstanding bookkeepers we just don't hear about them because they are not newsworthy. She should be punished but don't assume that all are deceitful.

  • wildcat Mar 12, 2010

    May she get what she deserves. 5 years in prison. She knew better.

  • gratefultoGOD Mar 12, 2010

    crime does not pay$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

  • JustaCitizen Mar 12, 2010

    All of us bookkeepers arent corrupt :) . I guess we now know why kids in Wayne county have to buy their grades LOL

  • Caveman93 Mar 12, 2010

    Not suprised at all. It's all going to get much worse.

  • working for deadbeats Mar 12, 2010

    I can't wait to see the school bookkeeper crowd defend this one!

  • working for deadbeats Mar 12, 2010

    Another corrupt bookkeeper! How typical!