Wayne Covil of CBS6 just ran this story.
“The Hopewell American Legion contacted Virginia State Police to investigate a massive embezzlement.
“Embarrassingly it’s quite a bit of money but it was in little bits and pieces over months,” says Post 146 Commander Dennis Hubbes.
The retired Army Colonel says months ago he noticed some of the figures with the vendor of the Electronic Pull Tab machines weren’t adding up.
“I started to notice in this past year that we were paying them their part but our residual wasn’t seeming to build proportionally,” he said.
That’s when someone began looking over the books.
“We did a little internal audit and discovered, my goodness,” says Hubbes.”