A former Louisiana sheriff’s dispatcher was busted for allegedly refusing to return more than $1.2 million that was accidentally deposited into her account — and splurging some of it on a new car and house, according to a local report.
Kelyn Spadoni, 33, who worked for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, was seeing green when Charles Schwab accidentally deposited the hefty sum into her brokerage account back in February — when it meant only to transfer about $82, according to court records obtained by nola.com.
When Charles Schwab staffers attempted to stop or reclaim the transfer, they couldn’t — Spadoni had already allegedly moved the funds into another account, the outlet reported, citing sheriff’s office spokesman Capt. Jason Rivarde.
She spent some of the cash on a house and new car, a 2021 Hyundai Genesis sport utility vehicle, which can range in price from $48,000 to over $70,000, authorities told nola.com.