BETHANY, W.Va. (AP) - Bethany College has fired two employees after an audit found $500,000 missing from school accounts.
Brooke County Prosecutor Joe Barki says charges are expected within the coming week against a cashier's office manager who worked at a window where students and employees cashed checks.
Barki tells media outlets he believes the thefts were part of a larger criminal enterprise. At least two people who didn't work at the school may be involved.
College President Scott Miller said the employee admitted to the theft.
Bethany also fired a finance director who was responsible for reconciling the account in question.
The embezzlement was discovered during an independent audit of school finances.
The cash window is now closed, and WesBanco provides banking.