Abingdon man charged with using Stella Maris credit card to buy $34,947 in lottery tickets

An Abingdon man was charged with using a credit card issued to Stella Maris, his employer, to buy nearly $35,000 in lottery tickets, the Harford County Sheriff's Office reported.

Frank Michael Figinski, 47, of the 2100 block of Kyle Green Road, was charged Monday with theft between $10,000 and $100,000 and theft scheme between $10,000 and $100,000, according to court documents.

Representatives from Stella Maris Inc. reported on March 6 that Figinski, a long-time employee of the organization, had used the company credit card more than 200 times between May 2012 and February 2013 to purchase Maryland lottery tickets from a 7-11 in Abingdon, Edward Hopkins, spokesperson for the Harford County Sheriff's Office, wrote in a news release.

Hopkins said the theft is estimated at about $34,947.

Figinski was charged Monday and is awaiting trial, Hopkins said.

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