MEDLEY, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has suspended a Medley councilwoman who has been accused of fraud.
The governor’s office confirmed on Monday that he has moved to suspend Ana Lilia Stefano.
The latest development comes a week after Stefano was charged with ripping off the the Santana Moss Foundation while she served as its executive director.
Officials said the 57-year-old accepted free donations from Feeding South Florida, but instead of giving the items to people in need, she sold that food to the tune of more than $24,000.
She faces charges of organized scheme to defraud over $50,000 and grand theft over $20,000.
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