May 27, 2015: Mabel Mumford-Pautz Statement of Facts
STATEMENT OF FACTS
From about September 2008 through February 2014, Defendant Mabel R. Mumford-Pautz (hereinafter, Defendant), a sworn member of the Chestertown Town Council, served as Treasurer for the Eastern Shore Association of Municipalities (“ESAM”). The Defendant was replaced as ESAM Treasurer in 2014 after losing her re-election bid to the Chestertown Town Council.
ESAM maintained a bank account with PNC Bank. During the time period of the Defendant’s tenure as Treasurer, she was the authorized signor on the ESAM bank account.
An investigation, which included analysis of the bank accounts for ESAM and the personal accounts of the Defendant, revealed that, during the above timeframe, the Defendant wrote approximately eighty-four unauthorized checks from the ESAM bank account to herself and to “Cash”. The Defendant then made corresponding deposits into her personal bank account and used the money for personal purposes. The total theft amounted to $44,900 over the six-year period.
All events occurred in the State of Maryland.
EMMET C. DAVITT
MARYLAND STATE PROSECUTOR
KATHERINE D. ANTHONY
ASSISTANT STATE PROSECUTOR
300 E. Joppa Rd., Ste. 410
Towson, MD 21286