Ex-treasurer of Pacific Handcrafters Guild indicted on felony theft charge

By Minna Sugimoto - bio | email

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The former treasurer of the Pacific Handcrafters Guild has been indicted for allegedly stealing money from the organization.

An Oahu grand jury indicted Faith Uilani Mokiao on one count of first-degree theft, which is a class B felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

She's accused of acquiring a debit card on the organization's bank account, and making numerous transactions between February 2005 and August 2010. Prosecutors say she's suspected of stealing more than $150,000.

An arraignment date will be set after Mokiao is served with the grand jury warrant.

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