Last updateThu, 29 Jan 2015 3pm

Former school bookkeeper must pay $50,000 in back taxes

    Crystal Bouse was sentenced in federal court on October 15 for tax evasion. The federal judge sentenced Bouse to five years of probation and restitution to the IRS of $52,417.93. In April of this year, the former Steelville schools bookkeeper, who admitted to stealing almost $400,000 from the district, had been indicted on two felony counts of filing false tax returns for the years 2008 and 2009. Bouse pleaded guilty to the two charges in U.S. District Court on July 9.

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