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Former township treasurer charged with 9 felonies in embezzlement case

 


By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

BESSEMER — The former Ironwood Township treasurer was charged with nine felonies Monday, alleging she embezzled money while serving in office.

Jyl Olson-DeRosso, 47, is charged with five counts of forgery, one count of embezzlement by a public official, refusing to turn over records to the successor treasurer, removal and destruction of public records and using public money for her own use.

The charges stem from the period from 2011 to 2016, when Olson-DeRosso lost the November election to current treasurer Maria Graser, according to Gogebic...



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