Funds Embezzled From Non-Profit 03/21/18B 19:55 S.S.
A Santa Cruz woman has been arrested for embezzling thousands of dollars while she was the Executive Director (and President) of an organization that helps children with disabilities. Lolita Garcia is accused of stealing more than $675,000 from Central Coast Kids And Families (a non-profit charity in Monterey county). Garcia also faces charges of money laundering and tax evasion. She is scheduled to be arraigned in the Salinas courthouse April 19th.