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If the thought has ever crossed your mind to sneak an extra few things onto your expense sheet, or use the company credit card for personal items — just this once — let this be a lesson to you.
An Arkansas employee reportedly lost her job and faces prison time after prosecutors say she used $200,000 in taxpayer funds to buy her pet pug a tuxedo from Amazon, pay her own bills, and treat herself to a diamond bracelet and tickets to local sports games.
Kristi Goss, 43, a former administrative assistant to an Arkansas judge, allegedly racked up a whopping $200,000 on a county credit card from 2012 until she was caught this summer, according to local station KATV.
She was reportedly fired after an audit.
Her punishment? KATV reported that Goss faces up to 20 years behind bars on each of the seven felony counts of fraudulent use of a credit card they charged her with.
She reportedly pleaded guilty this week and is expected to be sentenced in November, according to reports.