Convicted HOA embezzler released from jail (CA)

The former manager of the Woodlake Homeowners Association who was convicted of embezzling nearly $2.8 million from the San Mateo property owners group will be released from jail while she awaits sentencing.  Susan Marie Lambert, 65, appeared in court Thursday asking for her $1 million bail to be reduced. After her defense attorney argued she had been a model inmate since entering custody in 2015, San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Lee ignored prosecutors’ objections and released Lambert on her own supervised recognizance, said District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.     Read the article………….

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