Former Department of Revenue employee Lawanda Harkness pled guilty today to six counts of Theft by Taking (O.C.G.A. §§ 16-8-2) and six counts of Forgery in the First Degree (O.C.G.A. § 16-9-1). She was sentenced by Judge Walter Lovett in Fulton County Superior Court to five years probation under the First Offender Act, a fine of $500 and restitution in the amount of $3,550.00.
Eight money orders that were originally intended to pay state tax obligations of
Assistant Attorney General Greg Lohmeier prosecuted the case on behalf of the State of