HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — A former administrative assistant to an Arkansas county official has pleaded guilty to fraudulent use of a credit card after prosecutors accused her of using public money to buy personal items, including a tuxedo for her pet pug.
Kristi Goss was set for trial this week but pleaded guilty Monday.READ MORE: Rowlett Restaurant Owner Explains No-Mask Policy After Asking Family To Leave
Authorities accused Goss of fraudulently charging $200,000 to a Garland County credit card on purchases including the dog tuxedo, a diamond bracelet, tickets to Arkansas Razorbacks sporting events, sequined throw pillows and pet insurance.
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Goss had worked as an administrative assistant for the Garland County judge in Hot Springs, about 45 miles southwest of Little Rock.
The Sentinel-Record reports Goss will be sentenced Nov. 22. A gag order prevents attorneys from speaking publicly about the case.MORE NEWS: Police: Dallas Officer Arrested, Charged With Driving While Intoxicated
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