Rita Crundwell Arrested

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Talk

Rita Crundwell Arrested

This is a discussion on Rita Crundwell Arrested within the Horse Talk forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category
  • Who gets rita crundwell horses
  • Crundwell horse sale

Like Tree47Likes

LinkBack Thread Tools
    04-18-2012, 05:13 PM
Rita Crundwell Arrested

If you're big into QH showing, you should know who this is.

Ms. Crundwell is accused of embezzling THIRTY MILLION dollars from the city of Dixon, where she worked as the Comptroller.


She was the Leading Owner for the seventh year in a row in 2010.


I have no words, except to ask, how in heck did she get away with stealing that much money and nobody figured it out until now?!
Sponsored Links
    04-18-2012, 05:16 PM
Previous thread on same topic How to make money in horses....NOT!
    04-18-2012, 05:18 PM
Haha that's funny.

The lady made $80,000 a year and is driving around in a 2 million dollar motorhome and a fancy rig...hmmm....haha

I hope she gets the max 20 years in jail.
    04-18-2012, 05:19 PM
Originally Posted by paintedpastures    
previous thread on same topic How to make money in horses....NOT!
Oops! Missed that one!

Just didn't want something like this getting buried while all the, 'Do you use tampons or pads?' or 'What horszee breeds do you lurve?' threads get bumped to the top. Too many darned kids on this board.

You kids get off my lawn!!!!
    04-18-2012, 05:25 PM
Super Moderator
Never heard of her... But then again, I don't get all into the "who's who" of horse worlds - Now if you named a local winner (as in the tri-state area) then I'd recognize the name... Horse names I recognize more often then people names...

Pretty amazing what people will do isn't it? I'm sure they've been investigating her for quite some time. Horse people are crazy.... :)
    04-18-2012, 05:27 PM
Green Broke
Just amazing what people will do thinking they'll get away with it!
    04-18-2012, 05:36 PM
I've heard the name but I'm not in the pleasure end of the QH world.

Even so - outrageous. There are many of us who scrimp and get by in other areas to be able to compete.
farmpony84 and Nitefeatherz like this.
    04-18-2012, 07:00 PM
People who don't understand how the financial end of things work keep asking how she got away with it.

Well, she was the ONLY one doing the books, had been working there upwards of 30 years, and it's a small city so the Town Council and Mayor were probably continually elected year after year.

Contrary to popular belief, it's not an outside auditing firm's job to figure out embezzlement. As long as the financial and bank statements, as well as vendor records matched, the auditors wouldn't have had a clue what she was doing. That's why the whistle blower was the woman subbing for her while she was out on extended leave.
    04-18-2012, 07:55 PM
Green Broke
I feel sorry for the small town, they'll be lucky to get a nickel on the dollars lost.
Nitefeatherz likes this.
    04-19-2012, 10:20 AM
Super Moderator
I said that I'd never heard of her but I take it back. I just looked her up and facebook and checked out her photos. I think I've even met her and she was a very nice lady. I have mixed emotions, how can someone that appears to be so nice do something so awful? I know that it's "only" money but it's hard earned tax payers money and how dare she do something like that?

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Arrested! (game) Larra98 Games 1874 02-11-2015 10:53 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:05 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0