Charity Brocchini, age 41, will serve two months in prison and two months of home confinement. Brocchini must also pay restitution of more than $42,000. She is to begin serving her prison sentence in June.
Brocchini was indicted in August of 2014 by a federal grand jury for three felonies, two counts of Wire Fraud and one count of Embezzlement Concerning a Program Receiving Federal Funds.
On November 30, 2015, Brocchini pleaded guilty to one felony count of embezzlement. She admitted to using various means to steal more than $42,608, including paying herself multiple paychecks each month, writing checks to herself, and using funds from YCCC/YNPCC to pay for her personal car loan, personal car insurance, make purchases from stores, and pay her debts. She agreed to pay restitution as part of her plea agreement.
Brocchini is scheduled to be sentenced in Federal Court in March of 2016.