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Press Release

Maryland Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Government Monies

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Tashawn Spencer, of Maryland, pleaded guilty today to theft of government money.

According to court documents, Spencer is a former employee of the United States Department of Treasury Bureau of Fiscal Service in Parkersburg.  Spencer admitted that she misused her government issued purchase cards to illegally convert over $1,000 of government monies for her own personal use and benefit.

Spencer faces up to 10 years in prison when she is sentenced on March 24, 2022.

United States Attorney William S. Thompson made the announcement and commended the investigative work of the U.S. Department of Treasury-Office of Inspector General (OIG).

United States District Judge Irene C. Berger presided over the hearing.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Kathleen Robeson is prosecuting the case.

A copy of this press release is located on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia. Related court documents and information can be found on PACER by searching for Case No. 2:21-cr-00180.





Updated November 30, 2021