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Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014
Crime & Courts

St. Pete man admits $60,000 N.Y. youth league theft


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A St. Petersburg man has admitted to stealing $60,000 while he served as treasurer for a youth football league in upstate New York.

Charles Dunlap, 62, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Orange County Court, N.Y., to a felony count of grand larceny.

Prosecutors said Dunlap stole the money from 2008 to 2012 while he was treasurer for the Orange County Youth Football League, comprised of teams from 16 towns.

Dunlap, formerly of Bloomingburg, N.Y., under-reported the number of children in the program to the league's insurance carrier, then pocketed the difference, investigators told The Times Herald-Record of Middletown, N.Y.

Authorities said he had repaid $37,000 and will pay the remaining $23,000 in the next few weeks.

Dunlap is expected to be sentenced in September to up to six months in jail and probation.

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