DiNapoli: Former Non-Profit Executive Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Business Records
State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced that former Family Service Society (FSS) Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Thurber today pleaded guilty to manipulating the organization’s payroll system to defraud the organization of over $5,500. Thurber altered the payroll system to increase her paid time off and lower her health insurance premiums, giving herself $5,518.77 in benefits that she was not entitled to.
“Today, Jennifer Thurber is being held accountable for her actions,” DiNapoli said. “She was entrusted with overseeing key business functions for an organization that does vital work with youth, but chose to abuse this power and steal from the organization. My thanks to the Steuben County District Attorney’s Office and the Corning Police Department for their ongoing partnership in ensuring we uncover corruption and carry out justice.”
The State Comptroller’s…