Bronx Woman Who Embezzled $1 Million From New York Archdiocese Sentenced, Ordered To Pay Restitution
As part of the plea deal, Collins will also be required to pay back every penny she stole and return everything she bought with the embezzled funds, the judge said.
The plea deal came after months of negotiations with the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. Collins will face at least four years in prison as part of the plea deal, prosecutors said.
Anita Collins, who was employed in the archdiocese’s finance office since 2003, is accused of writing checks to herself and then using the money to buy expensive clothes and dolls.
The Manhattan District Attorney’s office said 67-year-old Anita Collins was employed in the archdiocese’s finance office since 2003.