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Couple embezzled $460,000 meant for foster children, D.A. alleges
Couple embezzled $460,000 meant for foster children, D.A. alleges

A husband and wife have been charged with embezzling $460,000 from a taxpayer-funded nonprofit agency hired by Los Angeles County to help abused and neglected foster children, the district attorney's office announced Thursday. The couple were arrested at their home in Banning on Thursday. They face a total of 22 counts of misappropriation of public funds and embezzlement. A county audit three years ago concluded that CSJ Kidogo, executive director of the nonprofit Little People's World, and his wife, Hitaji Kidogo, assistant executive director, used public money to purchase personal real estate, pay personal loans and collect exorbitant salaries. Officials with the...

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