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Former head of Frederick work center out of jail

Monday - 5/13/2013, 12:47pm  ET

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) -- The former director of a shuttered workplace for developmentally disabled adults in Frederick is out of jail.

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office said Monday that Jeanne Dalaba was released Sunday after serving six months for contempt of court.

She was jailed for refusing to cooperate with a state-sponsored investigation into the financial failure of the Jeanne Bussard Center last year. The center closed in July.

A judge had ordered to her to repay the center $51,000 and produce a computer and business records that disappeared from the nonprofit organization.

Dalaba has asserted that the board of directors awarded her the money as repayment for a personal loan she had made to the center. She has denied taking the computer and business files.


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