North County Health Services, is suing this man, Hector Ramos, for allegedly embezzling $800,000 from the organization.
North County Health Services provides health care, including dentistry, to low-income residents of California.
Mr. Ramos, who was residing in Murrieta, CA at the time, has also been charged with a number of criminal offenses. Bail was set at $1 million, with an additional stipulation that if posted, that proof of the legitimacy of the source of bail funds be provided.
Mr. Ramos allegedly created two fraudulent corporations that invoiced North County Health Services for purchases of computer hardware. Instead, it is alleged that funds were used to pay for trips, clothing, and a large payment to a Porsche dealership.
Mr. Ramos’s biographical information from a North county Health Services PowerPoint presentation indicates that he has been with the organization since 2014, has two graduate degrees, and speaks four languages.
Mr. Ramos has been arraigned and has pled not guilty to 49 charges.
For more information, please check out the story at https://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-nonprofit-theft-charges-20171201-story.html