South Jersey Firefighter Admits Embezzling From His Volunteer Company

Chad Jurman (Credit: Bellmawr Police)

Chad Jurman (Credit: Bellmawr Police)

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By Dan Wing

BELLMAWR, N.J. (CBS) — A volunteer firefighter has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $41,000 from a Bellmawr, NJ fire company.

The Camden County prosecutor’s office says 22-year-old Chad Jurman has admitted taking the money from the Bellmawr Park Fire Company while serving as the department’s treasurer.

He became treasurer in January of 2012, and the theft took place from April to this past January, when the theft was discovered by the deparment (see previous story).

Jurman has since paid back the full amount.

As part of a plea deal, Jurman will face probation and will forfeit his right to hold public office, which includes being a volunteer firefighter.

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