Oswego County Clerk Arrested For Stealing More Than $3,000

posted by Dave Smith - 

Oswego, N.Y. - Account Clerk in the Oswego County Treasurer’s Office, has been charged with Grand Larceny in the 3rd degree, a class D felony and Falsifying Business Records, a Class E Felony.

Oswego City Police say Jamie Towle, allegedly stole in excess of $3,000 by receiving cash for property tax payments and then deleting the transactions after providing the taxpayers with receipts.

Towle has been suspended without pay pending termination in accordance with her union contract and Civil Service Law.

The arrest initially stems from an internal investigation by staff in the Treasurer’s Office with the assistance of outside accountants and forensic experts. 

 The investigation is continuing.

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