Chain Gang Blog’s crime of the day: PTA Ponzi moms

They look pretty tough, for PTA moms, but mug shots do that for people.  The LA Times reports that Maricela Barajas and Juliana Menefee of Diamond Bar have been arrested in a mult-million dollar Ponzi scheme. A third woman, Eva Perez, is already in jail after pleading guilty in the case. The women reportedlyy used their connections as members in the Armstrong Elementary School PTA to convince unwitting victims to invest in a dairy operation that didn’t actually exist.

But instead of getting huge profits, the investors got milked.  You can read the rest of the story here.

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