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Pahrump woman arrested for taking money from arts council

Posted at 4:29 PM, Jan 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-13 19:29:34-05

PAHRUMP (KTNV) — A Pahrump woman was arrested last week for embezzling money from the Pahrump Visual and Performing Arts Council.

52-year-old Kristin Swan was arrested Jan. 8 and is facing 3 counts of obtaining money under false pretense, embezzlement, and theft between $640 and $3,500, according to the Nye County Sheriff's Office.

The sheriff's office says that board members noticed a discrepancy in their financial records and reported it on Dec. 30.

The withdrawals were reportedly made in July 2019.