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Church treasurer arrested for stealing $500,000 from church
FEBRUARY 14, 2017 at 5:09 p.m.

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Former church treasurer, Connie Parker, after arrest today.
NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a Clarksville woman accused of stealing approximately half a million dollars from the church for which she worked.

TBI Special Agents began investigating 71 year old Connie Parker on August 18, 2016. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that Parker stole approximately $498,000, while serving as Treasurer for First Presbyterian Church in Clarksville from 2010 to 2016. The investigation further revealed Parker manipulated accounting reports to the church’s board in an attempt to mask the crime. The church no longer employs Parker.

On February 6, the Montgomery County Grand Jury returned an indictment, charging Parker with one count of Theft over $250,000. Today, authorities arrested her and booked her into the Montgomery County Jail on $50,000 bond.

Published February 14, 2017

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