Employee Uses County Credit Card For Over $100,000 On Wedding Stuff

brides in jail Employee Uses County Credit Card For Over $100,000 On Wedding Stuff

A former Fulton County Human Resources finance supervisor is behind bars after she used the county credit card to pay for wedding event merchandise.

An internal investigation by County Manager Zachary Williams’ office last summer found $183,000 in unauthorized charges on Nicola Hosier’s county-issued credit card, many of them benefiting a private event-planning business owned by Hosier and three co-workers.  Hosier is charged with using the credit card to buy over $160,000.00 worth of merchandise. Fulton County Police Captain Darryl Halbert says police had been investigating Hosier since August.

Hosier created fake invoices that stated the merchandise was for the facilities that fall under the Human Resources Department. Fulton County commissioner Rob Pitts commended the police on a good job.

Walmart gift cards charged to the county were also used to purchase furniture, bedding, appliances, clothes, video games and champagne flutes that were delivered to Hosier and others at home. Capt.  Halbert also could not say whether other arrests in the case would be forthcoming. Hosier, who had worked for the county for 10 years, resigned effective Oct. 30. The three other employees remain on the county payroll.

This case was the subject of a charge from Republican candidate for Fulton County Commission Steve Broadbent during the recent General Election. Broadbent charged that 2 investigators in the Office of Professional Standards lost their jobs because they refused to suspend an administrative investigation until after the November elections.

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Read more about the case here..http://www.ajc.com/news/dekalb/ex-fulton-employee-charged-723626.html

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  1. Sarah says:

    At least the city will be able to cash in the Wal-Mart gift cards and get back the money, the other merchandise, they might not be so lucky. Were these items for a business she owned or was it for a wedding she was planning? I’m sure the groom has asked back for his ring and will be calling off the wedding following this arrest. I could never understand why anyone would want to spend all this money to feed a bunch of people, when you could go to city hall and save your money. In this shaky economy, having large weddings should be out especially if you have to borrow for it. It’s not the wedding that matters, it’s the marriage that you will have in the coming years that’s more important. In this case, she will be doing some serious prision time…

  2. Shinona says:

    guess she wanted a Rich Girl Wedding
    how old is this fool

  3. Shinona says:

    i just went to news to see a picture of his BLACK fool –
    when are these young black people going to realize that AMERICA IS NOT EQUAL FOR BLACK FROM AFRICA. you can be black from india or iran and get a gas station and not pay taxes for 7 years. Parents need to stop allowing their children to feel they are entitled too the same life as a white kid and realize Inca/ Aztec have more respect the children of slave stock.

    1. WHATAFOOLTHISONEIS says:

      DEAR IDIOT,

      PLEASE GO WATCH SESAME STREET TO GAIN SOME KNOWLEDGE.

  4. ANNE CALLAHAN says:

    THIS IS OUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK!!! WHY CLOSE THE PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS OFFICE? WHY DID THE TWO EMPLOYEES TERMINATED, FOR DOING THERE JOB AND REPORTING THIS TRAVESTY TO Z. WILLIAMS? AS I SAID OUR COUNTY TAX DOLLARS AT WORK!!! AND ANOTHER THING, THIS IS THE SECOND TIME THIS HAS OCCURRED UNDER HIS WATCH. OUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK.

    RESPECTFULLY,
    ANNE CALLAHAN.

  5. boss lady says:

    you have a lot of research to do! The president of the united states is of color so with that being said black children or children of color can not receive the same education as people with lighter skin color ?or to say live the same life style as people with lighter skin color? read your books take a class on history
    naacp its the choices and decisions you make in life

  6. Tony says:

    I know some sheriffs that belong in jail too…men always have some sort of sexual issue but women seem to always get caught with their hand in the cookie jar. She probably could have gotten away with it but greed always gets the best of them.

  7. saddened says:

    I am praying for you Nicola.

    1. forgiving says:

      Me too. She is a good woman that made some really bad decisions.

  8. AC says:

    Well, I have no sympathy for her. If she is such a good woman, and selfishly stole from the citizens of Fulton County to pay for her personal business, she deserves everything she gets and more. The county is struggling to maintain entities, structures, and programs. This woman had a job, and trusted with the county funds, and she steals. The other participants should be charged also. They all worked in concert to conceal the thefts.

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