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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of New Hampshire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 1, 2022

Danville Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $66,000 From Saint Anselm College

            CONCORD – Renee Crawford, 35, of Danville pleaded guilty in federal court today to embezzling more than $66,000 from Saint Anselm College, United States Attorney Jane E. Young announced today.

            According to court documents and statements made in court, Crawford was employed as the Assistant Vice President of Finance for the College.  In her role, Crawford had authority to manage invoice approvals, enter vendor information, and had oversight of the Finance Office’s credit card program.

            Crawford used her access to submit fraudulent invoices for a company that she created, receiving more than $44,000 from the College which she used for personal purchases. In addition, Crawford used two College issued credit cards to make personal purchases, such as family vacations and theme park tickets, totaling nearly $22,000.

            Crawford is currently scheduled to be sentenced on November 14, 2022.

            The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Goffstown Police Department.  The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney John J. Kennedy

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Topic(s): 
Financial Fraud
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Press Release Number: 
22-090
Updated August 1, 2022