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Catholic Church Employee Accused Of Stealing $400K In Fraud Scheme

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Source: Nassau County police; MEGA

Jul. 18 2022, Published 11:17 a.m. ET

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A woman scammed two Catholic churches out of more than $400,000 and now faces criminal charges, police said.

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Last week, the Nassau County police in New York announced the arrest of Iris Gomez, 39.

`She was charged with second-degree grand larceny and third-degree grand larceny.

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Police said they were told that a female employee, later identified as Gomez, worked as the office administrator for St. Williams to Abbot Roman Catholic Church. She also worked for the Diocese of Rockville Center.

Investigators said she generated fraudulent invoices payable to her consulting company for work that was never done.

The losses totaled more than $400,000 and dated to 2019, police said.

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