Holy Roller: Sister Mary Anne Rapp, alleged “gambling nun,” admits stealing $128K from N.Y. churches

Mark’s Church in Kendall from March 2006 to April 2011.

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(CBS/AP) ALBION, N.Y. All Rights Reserved. . She was reportedly placed on administrative leave.

Investigators said she stole the money to feed a gambling addiction and spent the money at western New York casinos.

2013 CBS Interactive Inc. She admits she stole the money from St. Rapp was arrested in November after discrepancies were found during an audit. – Sister Mary Anne Rapp, a Roman Catholic nun with a gambling habit, has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $130,000 from two rural western New York parishes.

According to CBS affiliate WIVB, Rapp has served as a nun for nearly 50 years and served in both churches were the money was taken. Mary’s Church in Holley and St. She’ll also be required to pay restitution that would be worked out at a later date.

Sister Mary Anne Rapp, right, has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $130,000 from two rural western New York parishes.

The Daily News of Batavia reports that the 68-year-old Rapp pleaded guilty Monday in Orleans County Court to grand larceny.

Rapp faces up to six months in jail when she’s sentenced July 1

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