Ex-bookkeeper at Erie County deeds of...

Ex-bookkeeper at Erie County deeds office charged with stealing $1,075

There are 11 comments on the Erie Times News story from Nov 29, 2012, titled Ex-bookkeeper at Erie County deeds office charged with stealing $1,075. In it, Erie Times News reports that:

The now-former bookkeeper at the Erie County office that handles property records has been charged with stealing $1,075 from the office over 10 months, until the county fired her in August.

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Alf Neeg

North Fairfield, OH

#1 Nov 30, 2012
her pay was so low she had to steal to maintain her dignity and self respect....besides all cash receipts are supposed to go in Mary's bottom left drawer
Skip it

Erie, PA

#2 Nov 30, 2012
Say what you want about County Controller Mary Schaff, it was good to see her take an interest in what was going on down the hall at the recorder of deeds office. In contrast, the former controller (Sue Weber) spent the majority of her time in the Millcreek Municipal building trying to settle scores with political foes.
mike

Erie, PA

#3 Nov 30, 2012
call the feds!
another non-story by ed p

Erie, PA

#4 Nov 30, 2012
Maybe Ed Palatella will win a Pulitzer Prize for his investigative reporting. Then a book deal and a movie. Woodward Bernstein and Palatella. Oh yeah.

So someone took a small amount of money, got caught, fired, and charged. Sounds like old Ed wants to tar everyone at the courthouse for the actions of one person.

Meanwhile, Joe Sinnott and his thugs are still off limits.
Chad P

Erie, PA

#5 Dec 1, 2012
Anyone know if this person is related to local Erie running legend Barb Filutze or Erie City Police officer Geoff Filutze?
ETN fan

Erie, PA

#6 Dec 1, 2012
another non-story by ed p wrote:
Maybe Ed Palatella will win a Pulitzer Prize for his investigative reporting. Then a book deal and a movie. Woodward Bernstein and Palatella. Oh yeah.
So someone took a small amount of money, got caught, fired, and charged. Sounds like old Ed wants to tar everyone at the courthouse for the actions of one person.
Meanwhile, Joe Sinnott and his thugs are still off limits.
I found it interesting that there was no accountability for the cash. Would you have felt better if she stole the $150,000?
not an ETN fan

Erie, PA

#7 Dec 2, 2012
ETN fan wrote:
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I found it interesting that there was no accountability for the cash. Would you have felt better if she stole the $150,000?
There is accountability for the cash. That's why the person was caught and fired. There is no story.

E P is just another ETN yellow "journalist".
meballsitch

Erie, PA

#8 Dec 2, 2012
Ed Palaletta should go back to picking on he catholic church or billy garvey. Read the book. BOOOOOOORRRRRINGGG.
whatever

Brunswick, OH

#9 Feb 8, 2014
Yes, she is married to Geoff Filutze.
Law enforcement

Erie, PA

#10 Feb 8, 2014
If you want to call it a marriage. LOL
horsewithnoname

North East, PA

#11 Feb 9, 2014
Skip it wrote:
Say what you want about County Controller Mary Schaff, it was good to see her take an interest in what was going on down the hall at the recorder of deeds office. In contrast, the former controller (Sue Weber) spent the majority of her time in the Millcreek Municipal building trying to settle scores with political foes.
Weber was uncovering unpaid property taxes [ going back Years] and exposing the lowlifes who would pay just enough to keep the properties from going to judicial sale.

That was published. Like her or not, she tried to do something, I know, I spoke with her. She said the accountability there is out of control.

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