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Silver Grove schools finance director stole district funds, police say

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Posted at 12:35 PM, Mar 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-22 12:35:13-04

SILVER GROVE, Ky. -- The Silver Grove School District's finance director is facing a charge of stealing more than $10,000 from the district, Campbell County police announced Thursday. 

Police found that "a substantial amount of money was fraudulently deposited" into a personal account of 55-year-old Sherry Ellis of Ludlow, the district's finance director. 

Investigators are still working to determine the total amount that was stolen, police said. 

Ellis is facing a charge of thedft by unlawful taking over $10,000.