Washington, D.C. - Postal Inspectors and the Metropolitan Police Department arrested a 48-year-old Washington, D.C. resident accused of stealing from a D.C.-area non-profit organization. According to the complaint, Maxine Williams worked as an administrative assistant for the organization, and her duties included opening the organization’s mail. Between November 2015 and December 2017, the complaint alleges Williams intercepted 144 donation checks mailed to the organization and deposited the checks totaling over $120,000 into her personal bank account. Williams appeared in Washington, D.C. federal court on August 11, 2020.
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