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Local Woman Charged with Stealing from Cub Scouts

Donna Elaine Scott

Donna Elaine Scott

Authorities have charged Donna Elaine Scott, of Sylva, with embezzlement after an investigation into her time as treasurer for local Cub Scout Pack 914. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office sayson February 13, Scout leaders reported a possible crime involving the Cub Scout’s finances. After an investigation and conferring with the District Attorney’s Office, charges were filed and a warrant was served against Scott on March 15. During their investigation, authorities say that more than $4,000 were stolen from Cub Scout funds over a 15 month period, stretching from November 2011 till February 2013. Donna Scott has been released on a $5,000 unsecured bond.