Former Sunnyslope High School Attendance Secretary Charged with Embezzling School Funds

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Eunice Lopez, former attendance secretary at Sunnyslope High School, on charges related to alleged theft of school funds. 

Between 2015 and 2017, Lopez is accused of stealing 151 cash payments for student parking permits and falsifying documents to conceal her actions. In total, Lopez is believed to have stolen approximately $3,455 in cash.  

Lopez is facing felony counts of Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices, Theft, and three counts of Violation By Custodian of Public Monies.

The Arizona Auditor General investigated this case.

Assistant Attorney General Jordyn Raimondo is prosecuting this case.

Full copy of the indictment.

All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.