Non-profit administrator sentenced to jail
January 11, 2012
A woman accused of embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from two local non-profits was sentenced to six months in San Luis Obispo County Jail and three years probation on Friday.
In November, Morgan Rafferty, 48, pleaded no contest to two counts of grand theft by embezzlement. A no-contest plea results in a conviction without an admission of guilt.
While working as the treasurer for Mothers for Peace and executive director of ECOSLO Rafferty allegedly embezzled more than $30,000 from each agency. The thefts took place between 2007 and 2009.
San Luis Obispo Superior Court Judge John Trice set a Feb. 24 hearing to discuss ordering Rafferty to pay restitution to her victims.