Accountant for Princetons famed comedy troupe once named employee of the month

by The Associated Press Posted Mar 27, 2015 9:02 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Accountant for Princeton’s famed comedy troupe once named employee of the month stole $240K TRENTON, N.J. – An accountant for a famous Princeton University musical-comedy group who was once named by Esquire magazine as an “employee of the month” has admitted embezzling $240,000.Thomas Muza of Hightstown pleaded guilty to second-degree theft by unlawful taking from Princeton’s Triangle Club, whose members have included F. Scott Fitzgerald and Brooke Shields.Under terms of a plea agreement, prosecutors will recommend Muza be sentenced in September to three years in prison. He also must make restitution.Authorities say the 56-year-old Muza wrote checks to himself from January 2008 to February 2013, mainly to pay his living expenses.Muza had been the group’s part-time accountant for 20 years.Princeton’s Triangle Club was founded in 1891. Other famous members include the actors Jimmy Stewart and Jose Ferrer.

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