SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — A former Bexar County emergency services district administrator admitted to county prosecutors a scheme that defrauded taxpayers nearly $150,000.
The Bexar County District Attorney’s office said Wednesday Gilbert Muniz Perez — a former administrator of ESD 2 — pleaded guilty to Theft by Public Servant, which is a second degree felony.
In addition to being an administrator, he was the president of at least one ESD.
Perez admitted in court to using a variety of overpayment schemes through reimbursements and payment irregularities to carry out the fraud.
Perez was sentenced to 10 years of probation and is required to pay $149,769.99 in restitution as a condition of his probation.