NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A woman who allegedly stole nearly $100,000 from the Jemez Pueblo has taken a plea deal.

According to documents, Beverly Scott worked as a clerk for the Pueblo in 2019 when she issued 26 checks to herself, putting her own name on payments meant for vendors doing business with the Pueblo.

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Scott is facing up to 10 years in prison and will have to pay restitution of nearly $400,000.