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Former health foundation employee is arrested

Original post made on Jul 2, 2008

Marilyn Machalowski, a former employee of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, has been arrested by the Palo Alto Police Department and charged with embezzling more than $350,000 from the foundation, the Santa Clara County District Attorney's office announced.

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Posted by carl
a resident of Charleston Meadows
on Jul 4, 2008 at 9:39 pm

One of our better characteristics is trusting our fellows. But we know some are flawed.

All companies who have money passing through their hands and have a bookkeeper must have an annual audit by an outside firm. It's cheaper than paying insurance or losing money through theft. And it's tax deductible.


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