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Former West Virginia Credit Union Chief Admits To Theft

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WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – The former executive director of the Ohio County Schools Public Credit Union has admitted embezzling $156,000 from it.

According to prosecutors, 65-year-old Kathleen Gramlich, of Valley Grove, took the money to pay personal debts from 2013 through 2016.

Gramlich pleaded guilty to one felony count of theft from a credit union.

As part of the plea deal, she agreed to forfeit any personal property to repay the money.

She was released pending sentencing.