Christian Schneider

Author, Columnist

Is "Money Laundering" in the Dictionary?

This one goes back a couple of weeks, but is interesting nonetheless:

Remember the Milwaukee woman accused of stealing $306,000 over a period of seven years from a charitable food bank? Here\’s a refresher:

A former employee of America\’s Second Harvest of Wisconsin was charged Thursday with three felony theft counts in connection with $306,000 in cash that went missing from the food bank\’s coffers between 1998 and 2005.

The complaint says Shuntell Whittaker-Tucker, 38, of the 7300 block of W. Florist Ave., used a quirk in the software then used by Second Harvest to record payments from non-profit organizations that purchased food so that the organizations were credited for full payment, but other financial records showed the organizations had paid much less than they actually had.

Did Michael Bolton design this software program for her? Did she stay up all night with Samir looking up \”money laundering\” in the dictionary?


If found guilty, I hope she doesn\’t end up where I think she might.

Ummm…. yeah.


  1. Phelony Jones

    May 4, 2007 at 11:44 pm

    best facial expression, ever.

  2. Can you believe that they found her not guilty? So not only did she steal from a charitable institution but she got away with it!?! What can people do about this travesty of justice?

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