- Associated Press - Monday, June 12, 2017

DELHI, Iowa (AP) - A former city clerk in eastern Iowa has pleaded guilty to a charge of stealing from a federal program receiving public funds.

Federal prosecutors say 42-year-old Angela Billings entered the plea Friday after making a plea deal. She admitted the theft of at least $93,000 from the city of Delhi between March 2007 and January 2015. Federal prosecutors say Billings stole from Delhi in 2011, when the city received more than $10,000 from a federal program. She’s facing up to 10 years in a U.S. prison.

Billings has pleaded not guilty to three state counts of theft. Delaware County court records say Billings was scheduled for trial in July, but that’s been delayed. Her next state court hearing is set for Sept. 19.

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