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Internal theft investigation shows more than $80,000 stolen from Elks Club in Ashtabula, police say

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Posted at 1:36 PM, Sep 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-23 13:36:52-04

ASHTABULA, Ohio — The Ashtabula County Sheriff's Office has forwarded its investigation into an internal theft incident at the Elks Club to the county prosecutor's office.

Authorities say an investigation into the matter was started in June when an employee of the club found more than $35,000 missing from its gaming and legal gambling account.

Upon further investigation, it was discovered that around $82,000 had actually been taken from the accounts.

The case was sent to the Ashtabula County Prosecutor's Office for review and possible charges.

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