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No "Brookings Institute": The difference of a few letters meant over $5 million for woman who embezzled from nonprofits-- and probably set a record.

"For the past five years, Ephonia Green has publicized her donations of wedding gowns to military brides, describing in interviews how she was moved to repay their service with her own goodwill by giving away 275 ensembles from her Upper Marlboro, Md., shop. Federal court records suggest how she may have been able to afford that: Since 2005, while working as a $56,000-a-year administrative assistant, Green allegedly stole $5.1 million from the Association of American Medical Colleges." -- Mary Pat Flaherty and Joe Stephens, the Washington Post (via Bangor [Maine] Daily News)

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