From Warner Todd Huston -
WIFR TV is reporting that the City Comptroller of Dixon, Ill, Rita A. Crundwell, 58, has been arrested by the FBI for misappropriating $3.2 million in city funds since last fall and over $30 million since 2006.
As the city comptroller, Crundwell handles all the city’s finances. She has held the appointed position since the 1980s and makes an $80,000 annual salary.
We have a curious public employee to thank for this revelation, too. Apparently, this haughty comptroller decided to take several months of unpaid vacation and during that leave another employee took over some of the comptroller duties. But the books seemed a bit off to this employee and an investigation was begun. ...More HERE