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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on May 26, 2015

Tammy Brooks-Carpenter, a former deputy court clerk for the city of Memphis, has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $24,000 in traffic fines paid by traffic violators, the Commercial Appeal reports.  She faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of as much as $250,000. Brooks-Carpenter also drew criticism because her actions targeted vulnerable members of the Hispanic community. Sentencing is set for Aug. 21.