Members of the Baden Borough Council have accepted the resignation of the local tax collector whose husband is accused of stealing a large amount of public money.
The tax collector in Baden, Beaver County, resigned Thursday amid an audit and investigation underway into major tax receipt discrepancies both in the Borough of Baden and Ambridge School District.
Beaver County District Attorney Anthony Berosh confirms that his office is reviewing financial records and books at the Baden Tax Collector’s Office.
It takes a lot to keep a town going. So, Greentree became concerned when its tax receipts came up $90,000 short last summer, and then truly alarmed when the money stopped coming in completely.
The former tax collector of West Brownsville borough has been arrested on a charge she stole $115,000 from the municipality over several years.