ENMU employee fired, accused of embezzlement

Posted at: 05/09/2013 5:34 PM
By: KOB.com Staff


An employee at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales has been fired - accused of stealing from the school.

Jeremy Phillippi worked as the secretary in the math department.

He was arrested Saturday -- accused of embezzling more than $15,000.    

Police say he admitted to using a university purchasing card for personal hotel stays and gifts.

Phillippi is also accused of forging his supervisors' signatures on receipts.