Pinckneyville woman charged with embezzling more than $100,000 from fire protection district
A Pinckneyville woman has been charged with embezzling money from the Pinckneyville Rural Fire Protection District.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says 52-year-old Tammy Kellerman is accused of stealing more than $100,000 from the fire protection district.
She has been charged with theft of government funds over $100,000, filing a fraudulent Illinois income tax return, computer fraud, wire fraud, and official misconduct.
Kellerman is a former employee of the fire protection district.
Madigan says Kellerman was able to use her job to embezzle the money for her own personal use.
Bond has been sent at $100,000. Her next court appearance is September 29.