Police: Cynthia Tanner may be behind theft from Darien VFW

Police say a recent audit discovered money missing from the Darien Veterans of Foreign Wars post. (6/4/14)

DARIEN - Darien police say the woman accused of stealing more than $800,000 from a veterans charity may have embezzled money from a second group.

Police say a recent audit discovered money missing from the Darien Veterans of Foreign Wars post.

Investigators say Cynthia Tanner, 52, volunteered as a bookkeeper there for several years.

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Officers arrested her earlier this week and charged her with stealing from the National Veterans Services Fund.

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