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Club treasurer accused of stealing $13,000 within 5 years

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Updated: 10/30/2013 2:39 pm

GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. – Police say an investigation led to the arrest of a woman who is accused of stealing money from the Fulton County United Soccer Club (FUSC) over a period of five years.

Gloversville Police say they have arrested Sandra Yost, 45, of West Bush Road on Wednesday morning. She has been charged with Grand Larceny in the 3rdDegree, a felony.

According to authorities, an investigation revealed that from January 2007 to December 2011, Yost allegedly stole in excess of $13,000 from the FUSC.

Yost was the Treasurer of the Club during the five years police say she stole from the FUSC.

Yost is accused of spending the club's money for personal use and fraudulently issuing numerous checks to family members during her tenure as treasurer.

Police say the investigation does continue and more charges are possible.

Yost is currently awaiting arraignment in Gloversville City Court.

The investigation was a joint effort between the Gloversville Police Department, the NYS Police Financial Crimes Unit and the Fulton County District Attorney's Office. 

 

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