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Robertson pleads guilty to ripping off Hot Springs Realtors

By: 21 December 2011 No Comment

Jennifer R. “Jenni” Robertson, the former executive officer for the Hot Springs Board of Realtors, pleaded guilty on Dec. 13 to forgery charges stemming from her unauthorized use of the organization’s funds.

According to a docket report for State v. Jennifer Robertson — case no. 26CR-11-422 in the Garland County Circuit Court — the former executive officer was charged on June 17 with three counts of forgery, all Class “C” felonies. A Class “C” felony carries with it a sentence of three to 10 years and a fine not to exceed $10,000. Two of the forgery counts stemmed from events on Feb. 8 and one count was from events on March 11, the docket report states.

Robertson, who was found indigent and thus entitled to a public defender, appeared in court last week, pleaded guilty to all three charges and was sentenced to five years of supervised probation to run concurrently on each count and was fined $1,000. Furthermore, she was ordered to pay $1,000 in restitution to the board and. A civil judgment totaling $22,409 was entered against Robertson in favor of Cincinnati Insurance, the board’s insurer.

The docket report states Robertson is 28-years-old and resides at 199 Mountain Meadow Lane in Hot Springs.

About: Ethan C. Nobles:
Benton resident. Rogue journalist. Recovering attorney. Email = Ethan@FirstArkansasNews.net.

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