BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. - Police have arrested a woman accused of stealing more than $275,000 from the non-profit Breckenridge Film Festival, her ex-husband and his business partner.
Dawna Foxx, 67, was arrested on suspicion of multiple charges of forgery and theft.
"Ms. Foxx forged documents and spent others’ money for personal gain, moving money between accounts to cover-up and hide suspicious spending from multiple victims," Detective Alex Blank said.
Foxx worked at the Breckenridge Film Festival from 2007 to 2012.
The non-profit lost more than $210,000 during Foxx's tenure, police said. The festival said it replaced Foxx and had a very successful 2013 festival.
Investigators said Foxx stole money from her victims through fraudulent checks, credit cards, and by writing herself checks. The money was allegedly at casinos, for personal rental vehicles, airline flights, clothing, utility expenses and gardening supplies.
Foxx is also accused of stealing $20,000 from her ex-husband, Ron Foxx, and $16,000 from Ron Foxx's business partner. police said.
Dawna Foxx is being held on a $50,000 bond.