Former Clerk of Courts Admits to Theft from Carbon County
JIM THORPE, Pa. -- A former county clerk in Carbon County has admitted to stealing more than $43,000 from the county over a five-year period. William McGinley, 60, of Lehighton, served as clerk of courts for almost 30 years before abruptly retiring in May of 2018. He pleaded guilty on Monday to theft by failure to make required disposition of funds received, tampering with public records, and obstruction of the administration of law.