Day: February 21, 2018

Attorney General Becerra: Mathesons Sentenced after Embezzling Funds from Families of High School Students

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan announced today that a Florida couple has been sentenced to two years in jail and ordered to pay back $69,609 in restitution after being indicted last October on multiple counts related to a cancelled high school band trip to Japan. At today’s sentencing in San Diego Superior Court, the Court also retained jurisdiction to order, if appropriate, additional restitution. Sixty-eight victims were identified in the indictment, and another seven victims were named in a complaint that was filed after the grand jury proceedings.

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