According to police, 52-year-old Laureen Hamilton bilked Educational Support Professionals/Ithaca out of $7,000 while she served in the organization’s top post in 2013.
ESPI represents paraprofessionals in the Ithaca School District - including assistants and aides.
Police say Hamilton - who lives in Cayuta - admitted to making false transactions.
She has been charged with grand larceny in the third degree, a felony.
Hamilton was released on her own recognizance.
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