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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Maine

Monday, September 19, 2016

Saco Woman Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

Contact: Rick Murphy
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257

Portland, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced Ann Marie Williams, 52, of Saco, Maine, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to embezzling funds from the City of Westbrook.

According to court records, between July of 2015 and April of this year, Williams embezzled $118,000 of cash tax receipts while employed as the City’s tax collector. 

Williams faces up to ten years in prison, three years of supervised release and a $250,000 fine. She will be sentenced after the completion of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office. 

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Updated September 22, 2016