BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — A former finance director for a Baton Rouge nonprofit organization that aids low-income residents admitted in federal court that she embezzled nearly $51,000 from the agency in 2011.
The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/159g1Je ) 27-year-old Kiamani A. Beasley, of Jeanerette, pleaded guilty Tuesday before U.S. District Judge James Brady to one felony count of embezzlement from a federally funded entity, the Louisiana Association of Community Action Partners.
Brady ordered a pre-sentence investigation report and said he will schedule a sentencing date once the report is completed. The judge told Beasley, who is in custody, that she faces up to 10 years in prison and fines totaling $250,000. He also said restitution is applicable.
Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com