Woman Gets 3 Years For Embezzling $135K From ‘Boys & Girls Club’

FULLERTON (AP) — An Orange County woman who embezzled $135,000 from a Boys & Girls Club, using some of the money for breast implants, has been sentenced to three years in state prison.

City News Service says Lynette Rojas also was ordered Monday to pay more than $435,000 in fines and restitution but a prosecutor says she doesn’t have the money.

Rojas pleaded guilty earlier this month to more than two dozen felony counts of embezzlement and .

Rojas was an executive assistant for the La Habra Boys & Girls Club.

Prosecutors say she stole cash and also issued two dozen unauthorized paychecks to herself.

A board member says that the club had to lay off two people and cut back service hours to make up for the loss.

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