Ex-DeKalb Commissioner Elaine Boyer has applied for her county retirement pension, which the county’s pension board will grant, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
The August the commissioner resigned her post following allegations that misused her county purchasing card. She will be sentenced in December.
Boyer will receive about $23,000 a year due to a loophole in the law that prohibits employees convicted in state or federal court and who joined the retirement system after 2008 to collect the money. Boyer joined the system before that date.
Read the AJC’s full report here.