Lisa Betts

April 24, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

PTA Embezzler Gets Jail Time, Must Pay Restitution

A Silver Spring woman was sentenced to five years, all but nine months suspended, for embezzling about $71,000 from Montgomery County PTAs. “The damage is widespread. You don’t have to recover from it. They do,” Judge David Boynton told Lisa Betts, 46, of Silver Spring. Boynton ordered Betts to repay the Montgomery County Council of […]

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November 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

MCCPTA Treasurer Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $39,000 in Funds

Lisa Betts entered a guilty plea in a Montgomery County Circuit court Friday, according to Bethesda Magazine. Betts, a former MCCPTA treasurer, is charged with embezzlement for writing fraudulent checks. Court documents show the Silver Spring resident has paid back $10,000 of the $39,000 she allegedly took from the group. The MCCPTA posted a letter to […]

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October 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Woman To Appear in Court for PTA Embezzlement

A Silver Spring woman is expected to plead guilty next month to embezzling nearly $40,000 from the Montgomery County Council of PTAs, court records show. Lisa Betts, 47, of Silver Spring will be in court Nov. 17 before Judge David Boynton, court records show. The charging documents say Betts agrees to pay full restitution, less […]

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