US orch boss is charged with embezzlement

March 6, 2014 by Norman Lebrecht


Stephen Jay Carlton, 45, former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony, based in Los Altos, is accused of embezzling at least $240,000 from an orch of volunteer musicians. The total heist could be as much as half a million. Carlton has been jailed, pending bail. Details here. Full story from Janos Gereben.


Comments (2)

  1. robcat2075 says:

    Long ago i attended a seminar on how to run a business.

    rule #1 was “require that two people must enter money in and that two people must approve money out.”

  2. PrewarTreasure says:

    “……..charged with embezzlement”

    Three cheers for a ‘normal’ crime, at long last!

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