The former treasurer of the Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles Inc. was sentenced on Tuesday to one year’s probation following her guilty plea last year to grand theft by embezzlement.
Yvette Wright, 42, of Long Beach, Calif., originally pleaded to a felony offense but the judge reduced the count to a misdemeanor in sentencing her in Los Angeles County Superior Court. She has performed 246 hours of community service and paid a $3,000 fine and $26,000 in restitution, according to the district attorney’s office.
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