Orcas Island woman pleads guilty to embezzling from former astronaut

From the Seattle Times,

“An Orcas Island bookkeeper and businesswoman has pleaded guilty to federal wire fraud for embezzling more than $750,000 from a former NASA astronaut and his wife.

Sarah Elizabeth Coffelt pleaded guilty in a plea agreement Monday before U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly, who set sentencing for July 13. Coffelt faces up to 20 years in federal prison.

 According to a plea agreement, Coffelt has agreed to pay $755,000 in restitution.”

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