Accounts Payable Clerk Steals Almost $240,000

An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office, working in conjunction with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, has resulted in the indictment of Kellye Crabtree, a former accounts payable clerk in the Fentress County Finance Department.

Investigators determined that Crabtree stole at least $239,680.99 from the county between December 2014 and December 2018. The vast majority of the theft ($237,615.99) is associated with Crabtree’s use of a Walmart credit card that had been issued to Fentress County.

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