embezzlement http://kuow.org en Guilty Plea In Largest Public Embezzlement Case In Washington State History http://kuow.org/post/guilty-plea-largest-public-embezzlement-case-washington-state-history <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/01/013113AK_Embezzlement_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>RICHLAND, Wash. – The state of Washington’s largest public sector embezzlement case ever moves forward Thursday with a guilty plea. A public works employee admits he took the money over more than 20 years in Franklin County in the southeast part of the state.<p>Nearly $3 million is gone. Dennis Merle Huston of Pasco, Washington, says he spent the taxpayer’s money mostly on cocaine and gambling. Fri, 01 Feb 2013 16:30:43 +0000 editor 7531 at http://kuow.org