September 6, 2002

Archdiocese Finds Theft During Audit

BALTIMORE – During a recent routine audit and subsequent investigation, the Archdiocese of Baltimore discovered that Victor Puotinen, an employee of the Basilica of the Assumption parish and previously of the Archdiocesan Central Services, had stolen $443,000. The audit and investigation revealed that Puotinen embezzled funds over a three-year period. The Archdiocese has put in...
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