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Embezzler has long road back to redemption

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2015

    Sophina Placencia appears in court for arraignment in 2015. On Monday, she was sentenced to four years probation, one year of which must be served behind bars, for thefts that occurred between 2007 and 2013.

One of the many puzzling aspects of Sophina Placencia’s embezzlement of $554,541 from the nonprofit Waianae Community Outreach is how that huge amount went stolen, undetected or unreported, for years. Read more

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