Dilworth Woman Sentenced in Embezzling Case

A Dilworth woman is sentenced for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from her employer.

Christene Schmidtke pleaded guilty to embezzling and was given 4 months in jail.

Authorities say Schmidtke admitted to taking between $300,000 and $400,000 over 13 years from Clay County Abstract.

Schmidtke said she used the money to pay her credit card bills.