Indio woman arrested for embezzling from Bermuda Dunes Country Club

Suspect held on $400,000 bail

INDIO, Calif.- - An Indio woman has been arrested for embezzling funds from the Bermuda Dunes Country Club. 33-year-old Paola Vargas was arrested shortly after 10:00 a.m. on March 1st, according to Public Information Officer Armando Munoz of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.

It is estimated that she embezzled approximately $325,000 from Bermuda Dunes Country Club over a seven-year-span. 

She was booked into Riverside County Jail in Indio and is being held on $400,000 bail.

She is facing 2 felony charges for money laundering and embezzlement over $400.00. The investigation into the alleged embezzlement incident had been underway since June of 2017. 

KESQ & CBS Local 2 has reached out Officer Munoz for additional information on the case as well as a booking photo. Stay with us for the latest updates on this case.

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