A youth football league treasurer has turned himself in to authorities on the charge he stole nearly $50,000 from the league’s bank account, according to a Miami-Dade police arrest report.
Police say Guillermo Manuel Chacon, 47, of Miami, embezzled $49,993 from the account of the Miami Xtreme Youth Football League and concealed the theft for more than a year by providing the league falsified bank statements.
Chacon was taken into custody Tuesday after showing up with his attorney at Miami-Dade Police Headquarters, the report said. Chacon was jailed on charges of grand theft, uttering a forged instrument and scheming to defraud, the report said.
The Miami Xtreme Youth Football League says it grew wary of the treasurer when it stopped hearing from him as bills went unpaid. During a Jan. 26 bank visit, the league learned it had less than $1,000 remaining in both its accounts, the league said.
The last bank statement given to the board, dated Nov. 1, 2012, showed an account balance of $61,893.18, even though the account actually had $9,489.81, the report said...(click pic to continue reading)