Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden’s office has charged a former Ada County Treasurer worker and another woman with multiple felonies following a lengthy investigation begun last year.
Eleasha Jenkins (aka Hilliard),44, is the former county employee. She faces three counts of grand theft as well as forgery charges. The charges stem from her work on personal property cases administered when someone dies with no heirs and no will. Based on the complaint filed with 4th District Court, it appears the charges involve a forged will, automobile titles, and a check issued by the office of the Treasurer.
The GUARDIAN was previously aware of about $31,000 missing from the treasurer’s accounts. There was a brief mention of the AG probe in an internal forensic audit which was completed last fall at the request of the county commishes.
April Rice, 43 also faces similar charges stemming from the same allegations.
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