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La Habra Boys & Girls Club embezzler sentenced

KABC-TV covers Los Angeles and Southern California.

April 18, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A former executive assistant for the Boys & Girls Club of La Habra received a three-year prison sentence Monday for embezzling $134,000.

Lynette Rojas, 37, pleaded guilty to multiple felony counts earlier this month.

Prosecutors say the money lost through Rojas's theft resulted in employee layoffs and program cuts for needy children.

In addition to three years in prison, Rojas was ordered to pay $165,000 in restitution and $270,000 in fines.