JACKSON COUNTY PLEA FOR MERCY CLAIMS MENTAL ILLNESS GAMBLING ADDICTION TO BLAME FOR FRAUD!!!
In Jackson County, you take your chances with the law . . . Here's a white lady hoping that her courthouse gamble for mercy stays winning . . .
NBC Action News: Former Jackson Co. employee Teresa York who misused taxpayer money asks for probation, cites gambling addiction
"Teresa York, who lost her long-time position with the county in 2012 amidst the cloud of an internal investigation, is scheduled to learn her sentence on Wednesday at the federal courthouse.
In a court document filed on Tuesday , York’s public defender requested leniency, citing a gambling addiction . . .
"Last November, York admitted to misusing the taxpayer funds for her personal use. Part of the plea deal included nearly $78,000 in restitution.
In fairness, Ms. York seemed to be well liked and let's not forget all of those people who conned KCMO City Hall in a healthcare scheme didn't even get a slap on the wrist after they were found guilty.
Developing . . .