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Pennsylvania official admits theft of $340,000 from diocese

January 07, 2014

A former official of the Scranton, Pennsylvania diocese has entered a guilty plea on felony charges of stealing over $340,000 in church funds.

Sharon Ann Warunek was dismissed from her post at the Scranton diocese last September, after it came to light that she had diverted over $340,000 from the Society for the Propagation of the Faith.

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  • Posted by: TheJournalist64 - Jan. 07, 2014 8:13 PM ET USA

    It is astonishing that anyone can skim that much money without an auditor being alerted. Somebody who supervises her needs to be dismissed as well.