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A retired Los Angeles nun has agreed to plead guilty to embezzling more than $835,000 from a Catholic elementary school.

79 year old Mary Margaret Kreuper faces up to 40 years in prison for the crime, which she reportedly committed while working as the principal of a Catholic school, police say. Kreuper used the money to pay for unauthorized expenses, including large gambling expenses incurred at Las Vegas casinos, according to court documents.

The ex-nun has also been accused of ordering employees to change or destroy financial records in an effort to cover her tracks, prosecutors say.

Kreuper is due to be arraigned on July 1st.

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