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Press Release - Embezzlement Investigation

Post Date:10/03/2018 7:00 AM

On Saturday, September 29, 2018, the Santa Clara Police Department was made aware of a possible embezzlement that had occurred at the Santa Clara Swim Club, a non-profit organization. The Club’s Board of Directors alleges that John Bitter, who was the chief executive officer at the time, misappropriated at least $600,000 in funds.  

Our investigators are actively looking into the allegation and interviewing the involved parties.  

Anyone with information involving this crime is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Pat Nikolai at (408) 615- 4828.

Date of Occurrence: September 29, 2018
Time:   10:38 A.M.
Incident: Embezzlement Investigation
Case Number: 18-9156
Location:  Santa Clara Swim Club; 2625 Patricia Drive

Prepared by: Captain Wahid Kazem
Public Information Officer
(408) 615-4864

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