Office of the Special Prosecutor is proceeding to charge former employees of the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA). This time it charged former Fiscal Officer Carmin Dermody on three counts, two felonies and one misdemeanor charge.
The charges include one Theft of Government Property in the First Degree, a Class B felony that alleges the defendant “embezzled, stole, purloined or converted in an amount greater than $10,000 dollars ($10,000)” government funds. The second charge is a misdemeanor, the Use of Government Property involving a violation of the Code of Ethics and using WIA or WIOA assets for private activities.
The third charge is also a class B felony, Forgery in the First Degree.
Class B felony charge is punishable by up to 10 years in prison, a $25,000 fine or both.
The defendant in this article is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.