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Forensic audit puts township loss at over $950,000


May 2, 2018

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

JYL OLSON-DEROSSO testifies in Gogebic County Circuit Court Tuesday during a hearing to determine the amount of restitution she owes Ironwood Township in connection to forgery and embezzlement committed while she was township treasurer.


BESSEMER — While Judge Michael Pope’s final decision isn’t expected to be announced until a sentencing hearing later this month, both sides made their cases regarding the amount of restitution former treasurer Jyl Renee Olson-DeRosso owes Ironwood Township Tuesday in Gogebic County Circuit Court.

In March, Olson-DeRosso, 48, pleaded guilty or no-contest to 10 counts related to forgery and embezzlement which occurred while she served as a treasurer.

Testimony began with a presentation from Plante Moran’s Michelle McHale, who the township...

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