Couple Sentenced On Charges Of Embezzlement

In Union County, a married couple is pleading guilty to embezzlement charges.

55-year-old Myra McLane and her husband, 69-year-old Raymond McLane pleaded guilty to the charges Tuesday.

Myra McLane was hired as the Shawnee Valley Water District secretary and treasurer in 2008, giving her access to bank accounts for water districts, levees, fire departments and several other departments. Reports say she stole almost $400,000 dollars from various departments until she was fired.

Myra will see two years in jail for felony official misconduct and filing false tax returns. Raymond McLane will see two years of probation for filing false tax returns.

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