January 27, 2022

Ohio: Former Cuyahoga Falls Library Official Charged With Embezzling $350,000

From Ohio.com/Akron Beacon Journal:

The Cuyahoga Falls Library’s former deputy fiscal officer is accused of embezzling nearly $350,000.

Theresa M. Karm, 54, of Tallmadge, made an initial appearance before Stow Municipal Court Judge Kim Hoover on one count each of theft and theft in office.

Both are felonies of the third degree.

If convicted, Karm could serve up to 18 months in prison on each charge.

Library Director Kevin Rosswurm said via email that he can say little about the situation because of the pending criminal charges.

Rosswurm said Karm was fired from her job March 13.

Hat Tip: @mattrweaver

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.