Ziegler is charged with two counts of Unlawful Conversion of Funds Collected for Benefit of State (O.C.G.A. § 48-1-5), a felony punishable by up to ten years imprisonment and a fine of up to $100,000.00 for each count. He is also charged with three counts of Theft by Taking (O.C.G.A. § 16-8-2), a felony punishable by up to 10 years imprisonment and a fine of up to $100,000.00 for each count.
Assistant Attorney General Greg Lohmeier is prosecuting the case on behalf of the State of
Members of the public should keep in mind that indictments contain only allegations against the individual(s) against whom the indictment is sought. A defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty, and it will be the government’s burden at trial to prove the defendant guilty beyond a reasonable doubt of the allegations contained in the indictment.