Budget Officer Arrested for Stealing School Funds

The budget officer for the Northborough-Southborough School District in Massachusetts has been arraigned on charges related to the theft of more than $200,000 from the district's accounts.

Christopher P. Hoey, 34, of Stow faces charges of larceny over $250 by common scheme, embezzlement by a public official and uttering. He is being held on $100,000 bail, and the case is continued to April 1.

State Police Detectives were contacted by Superintendent Christine Johnson to report what appeared to be a theft of school funds. A complete forensic audit is underway.

The investigation continues at this time.

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