FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A longtime Texas Christian University employee has pleaded guilty to stealing $1,600 from an education program that helps high school students from low-income families.
Federal court documents filed Tuesday show Margaret Faust admitted to stealing the money from the Upward Bound program and pleaded guilty to theft from a federal student assistance program.Texas Joins DC, 2 Other States Suing Google For Allegedly Invading Users' Privacy
The program aims to increase the graduation rate of its participants. The records say Faust, who was the assistant director of Upward Bound for some 18 years, oversaw money to program participants and would receive cash each month from the university’s financial services department.READ MORE: Harris County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Ramon Gutierrez Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash
Court documents say Faust stole the money in 2015 and deposited it into her personal checking account.
She could face up to five years in prison.MORE NEWS: Jail Escapee Arrested Trying To Flee Texas At Southern Border
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