Two CA nuns accused of embezzling $500,000 and using it for travel and gambling

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A pair of nuns at a Catholic parish in Southern California are suspected of embezzling half a million dollars in school funds. Now, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles is considering criminal charges against the nuns.  

Sister Mary Kreuper and Sister Lana Chang are asking their Southern CA parish for “forgiveness and prayers” after admitting to stealing as much as $500,000 in Catholic school funds. 

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles says the long-serving nuns spent the money on travel and casino gambling. The theft was discovered during a recent audit, just as both nuns were set to retire. 

“It’s a crime. Just because they’re in a special place doesn’t mean they can do that!”  

Despite the nun’s cooperation, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles plans to pursue a criminal case.

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