Tag: Kathleen Dake

Former St. Isidore Staffer Pleads Not Guilty in Embezzlement Case

| May 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

A former St. Isidore employee pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to five felony embezzlement charges alleging the theft of about $220,000 from the church. Kathleen Dake, 58, of Blackhawk is being held on $433,000 bail in Martinez. She will next appear at the Martinez courthouse on June 23 to set a date for a preliminary […]

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Prosecutor: Embezzled church money went to plastic surgery, shopping

| May 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

DANVILLE — Payments to a Blackhawk plastic surgeon. Charges to Bloomingdale's. Purchasing a dog from the Animal Rescue Foundation and a Pilates machine. This is where just some of the nearly $600,000 embezzled from St. Isidore's Catholic Church went during the last five years, according to the Contra Costa District Attorney's Office. Two former church […]

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Three Arrested In Danville Church Embezzlement Scam

| May 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

DANVILLE, Calif. — Three people associated with St. Isidore Church in Danville have been charged with embezzlement for allegedly stealing $580,000 in church funds, according to Danville police and church officials. Police Chief Steve Simpkins said the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office charged Kathleen Dake, 58, of Blackhawk, and Virgilio Lukban, 46, of Danville, […]

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