Woman Charged With Embezzlement From Paducah

A woman charged with helping embezzle $230,000 from public venues in Paducah has pleaded not guilty.

Investigators say Susan Wilson helped steal money from the Julian M. Carroll Convention Center and the Paducah Expo Center by posing as a fictitious advertising vendor.

Financial records cited by The Paducah Sun show dozens of unauthorized checks from the Paducah-McCracken County Convention Center Corporation were signed over the Wilson and cashed

The 52-year-old Wilson appeared with her attorney Gorman Bradley on Thursday. The defense waived a preliminary hearing and entered the not guilty plea to a charge of felony charge of theft by unlawful taking over $10,000.