ABA Ex-Employee Stole $1.3M, Doc Shows

By Aebra Coe (July 16, 2018, 5:34 PM EDT) -- A now-former employee took an estimated $1.3 million from the American Bar Association over "a period of multiple years" leading up to 2017, the organization said in a tax document made public Friday.

According to the organization's most recent Form 990, filed with the IRS, a nonmanagerial staff member of the ABA diverted approximately $1.3 million over several years before getting caught in 2017, immediately placed on administrative leave and then fired the next day.

The ABA has notified both law enforcement and the executive committee of its board of directors, the filing said. A law enforcement investigation is "ongoing."...

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