A former Planned Parenthood abortion clinic employee is facing charges for allegedly using the business’s credit card to travel and buy herself lingerie.
Tulsa World reports Kelly Lee Smith, 38, of Oklahoma City, allegedly made $23,442 in unauthorized purchases on Planned Parenthood’s credit card between May and August of this year. Police said she worked at the Planned Parenthood in Warr Acres, Oklahoma, a facility that performs abortions.
Smith allegedly spent the money on lingerie, hotel stays, amusement park attractions, a cruise, electronics, pedicures, clothing, child care and other items; she was fired in August, according to the report.
News OK reports Smith was charged with felony embezzlement on Monday. The report found that she has a past record of bogus check offenses.
Here’s more from the report:
Police reported Smith embezzled an additional $2,424 in cash that was supposed to be deposited into the Planned Parenthood bank account.
Smith was booked into the Oklahoma County jail Oct. 11 and released a week later, jail officials said. She has declined to speak with police about the allegations, according to the affidavit.
Smith’s alleged conduct certainly was abhorrent, but so is the work that Planned Parenthood employees do every day. The main business of the abortion chain is to end the lives of unborn babies. Every year, Planned Parenthood performs more than 320,000 abortions, ending the lives of unique, living human babies and often physically or emotionally scarring their mothers for life.