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Former Niles employee pleads not guilty to embezzling $70,000

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WARREN, Ohio -

A former Niles employee accused of embezzling $70,000 dollars from the city pleads not guilty.

61 year old Phyllis Wilson appeared in Trumbull County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday to answer an indictment charging her with a felony theft in office charge.

Investigators say Wilson was a treasury clerk for the city, until retiring last summer. A routine audit discovered the missing deposits between January 2012 and June of 2013.

Wilson is free on $10,000 bond.

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