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Criminal Justice

Twisted in The OC: Man Dupes Boys & Girls Club out of $114K

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Fortunately, the former head of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tustin pleaded guilty in court today and could face four years in prison, says KPCC. Although Clifford Lewis Polston worked for the club for 30 years, between 2001 and 2007 he used $33,000 of the organization's money to pay off his credit cards, vacation rentals, plane tickets and parking. Not only that, he gave his wife a fictitious consulting job for $72,800. And if that was not enough... When the board of directors grew suspicious after an audit, he resigned, but not before changing the sick time payout policy in his favor. He then tried to sue them for $76,000 in accrued sick time.