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Philadelphia archdiocese’s ex-CFO pleads guilty to $900,000 theft

July 03, 2012

The former chief financial officer of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia pled guilty on June 29 to embezzling $906,000 from the archdiocese between 2004 and 2011. Anita Guzzardi, 43, will be sentenced in August and faces up to 21 years in prison.


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  • Posted by: normnuke - Jul. 03, 2012 9:17 PM ET USA

    There is little to celebrate in news like this, but let me suggest that this shocking theft could give Abp. Chaput an opportunity to reduce expenditures with a special sensitivity to groups with a history of dissidence. Just saying.

  • Posted by: koinonia - Jul. 03, 2012 7:36 AM ET USA

    Talk about adding insult to injury. There is pain in the city of Brotherly Love.