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Embezzlement Arrest

Embezzlement Arrest

On February 3rd, 2016 at 10:45 a.m. Fullerton Police Detectives arrested Laura Zellerbach (41), a former treasurer of the Fullerton Rangers Youth Soccer Club.  Mrs. Zellerbach was arrested in the City of Lakewood on several charges related to her position as treasurer of the organization from 2012 to 2014.      

Fullerton police received a crime report from the Fullerton Rangers Youth Soccer Club in May of 2015 alleging embezzlement of funds in excess of $ 30,000.00. The report alleged that Mrs. Zellerbach was the treasurer of the Fullerton Rangers Youth Soccer Club from 2012 thru 2014 and during this time she embezzled funds belonging to the organization. 

Fullerton Police Detectives conducted an extensive investigation which revealed funds in excess of $ 174,000.00 had been embezzled by Mrs. Zellerbach during the time that she was the treasurer of the Fullerton Rangers Youth Soccer Club.

On February 2nd, 2016, Detectives of the Crimes Property Unit obtained an arrest warrant in the amount of $ 250,000.00 for Zellerbach charging money laundering, forgery of records, grand theft, misappropriation of property, and embezzlement. 

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