The report states that a Sheriff’s Department investigator was contacted by the center on November 15, 2018, with reference to Skaggs, who allegedly stole money from FPAC accounts in recent years.
Court records show documents were provided to the sheriff’s department showing multiple online purchases made with Skaggs’ FPAC debit card over a three-year period.
Additionally, the document states that four people received paychecks written to FPAC’s account over a three-year period. Interviewees said they had never worked for FPAC, but worked at Skaggs’ home, providing services to him directly.
According to the probable cause statement, Skaggs also created and operated only a PayPal account for FPAC using an email from [email protected] Between January 1, 2016 and October 2018, Skaggs personally withdrew or spent $ 32,439 from the account fraudulently created for FPAC donations.
Court documents report that between fraudulent paychecks, fake PayPal account and debit card purchases from 2016, 2017 and 2018, Skaggs stole a total of $ 151,538.51 from the local animal shelter.
The report also says the agency had to hire lawyers to get Skaggs’ financial records and, even then, was only able to get two months of records.