National News | Closings | Funerals | HighScore | Monday's Most Wanted | Local Jobs | TV Listings | Lottery | Bio's | More ›
Former Food Bank Head Indicted for Embezzlement
Written by Your 5News Team
Created on January 19, 2013 @ 2:46PM
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - The former executive director of the Huntington Area Food Bank is facing charges that she embezzled more than $23,000 from the organization.
Authorities say Leigh Anne Zappin was arrested Friday and charged with one count of embezzlement and eight counts each of forgery and uttering follow an investigation by the West Virginia State Police.
The Herald-Dispatch reports that the 56-year-old had worked at the food bank since 2008, first under a community service program for a prior embezzlement conviction and then as its leader from fall 2010 to Oct. 3, 2012. The nonprofit food bank helps the needy in 17 counties in Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia.
Zappin's attorney, Chad Hatcher, declined to comment on the case. The Cabell County Prosecutor's office also declined to comment.

Add your Comment
You must have an active WDTV.COM user account to post comments. Please login to your account, or create your free account today!

Comments (0)
Fox 10 Most Popular
WVFX FOX10 on Facebook
WVFX FOX10 on Twitter
WDTV on YouTube
Contact WDTV
WDTV Mobile App