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Cobb County worker accused of cashing county checks, keeping the money

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COBB COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

A Cobb County government employee is facing forgery and theft charges after authorities said she cashed checks made out to the county and kept the cash.

According to a warrant, Ivan Jamin Stephens allegedly wrote his name above the intended recipient of the check, the Cobb County Civic Center, cashed it and kept the money "for his personal benefit" between May 12 and Tuesday.

Stephens allegedly cashed a check that was meant for the county's parks and recreation department in the amount of $4,600 and kept the funds.

Stephens was fired Tuesday.

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