ARLINGTON, Wash. — A woman accused of taking more than $73,000 from the Arlington church where she was an administrative assistant blames the devil.
Papers filed with a theft charge Wednesday in Snohomish County Superior Court say the 62-year-old Arlington woman told detectives "Satan had a big part in the theft."
The Everett Herald reported the woman was accused of forging the pastor's signature on 80 checks from the Arlington Free Methodist church. She was fired in February 2008.
She told detectives she used the money to cover household expenses because she couldn't stand the thought of losing her home.
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