City of Warner Robins employee charged with theft after taking over $45,000 involving Mortgage Assistance Program
UPDATE: WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- 54 year old Pamela Mullis is out of jail following an arrest for theft by taking fiduciary charges. She’s accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the Mortgage Assistance Program.
On February 2nd the Director of Community and Economic Development, notified Warner Robins police an employee was taking money.
Police say the thefts date back to 2018 and involves more than $45,000. An investigation shows Mullis took money she received through that program, which helps residents get loans with low interest rates for home rehabilitation projects. Mullis would not receipt the city on the funds,
She was booked at the Houston County Sheriff’s Office on February 9th and bonded out the same day. Her bond was set at $20,000.
The City of Warner Robins released a statement on the case:
“The City of Warner Robins is taking this matter seriously while working with local authorities during the ongoing investigation of recent theft in our Community and Economic Development Office. We want mortgage customers to be assured that accounts will reflect accurate balances. Should you have account specific questions, please call the Department of Community and Economic Development at 478-302-5518.”
We reached out to several city officials and council members for interviews on this case.
most of them responded saying they couldn’t comment because the investigation is ongoing.
If you have further information on the case, call 478-302-53-80, or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.
WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — An employee of the Community and Economic Development Office with the City of Warner Robins has been arrested and charged with Theft by Taking- Fiduciary.
According to a release from the Warner Robins Police Department, on February 2nd, the Director of Community and Economic Development advised WRPD that an employee of the department, 54 year-old Pamela Mullis, had been taking money involving the Mortgage Assistance Program since 2018, saying that she would receive the money but not receipt the City for it. The release says the theft involves totals over $45,000.
After investigating, the Warner Robins Police Department sought a warrant and charged and arrested Mullis.
A statement from the City of Warner Robins says that the City is taking the matter seriously while working with local authorities to investigate the situation, as well as that, “We want mortgage customers to be assured that accounts will reflect accurate balances,” and that anyone with account specific questions should call the Department of Community and Economic Development at 478-302-5518.
Anyone with information concerning this incident is urged to call detectives with WRPD at 478-302-5380 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.
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