A New Jersey tax collector admitted stealing $800,000 of public funds, some of which went to pay a dominatrix.
Alan Bartolozzi, former tax collector for Secaucus, pleaded guilty to two counts of theft and now faces up to 15 years in prison, the Jersey Journal reported.
Bartolozzi, who worked for the town for the past 25 years, stole about $750,000 in tax funds between February 2008 to May 2009, according to prosecutors. He also stole about $25,000 from the local municipal union, according to prosecutors.
Bartolozzi made 19 wire transfers to a dominatrix named "Tara Juliana" at addresses in five different states and internationally, prosecutors said. The dominatrix's website at one time included a picture of Bartolozzi, the dominatrix and others, the newspaperl reported.