Indianapolis, Ind. — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has filed a complaint against former Lawrenceburg deputy clerk treasurer, Theresa Bruening for $252,131.35. The amount is the total officials say she misappropriated from city funds.The cash shortage was discovered in 2016 during a state board of accounts audit. When auditors discovered Bruening abused her authority by issuing duplicate payroll checks to herself.Between February 2012 and April 2013 issued duplicate checks in the amount of $32,745.07. Additionally, between 2009 and 2013 the city of Lawrenceburg accrued $72,742.79 in penalties and interest due to Bruening’s failure to submit various payroll reports accurately and on time.Bruening is also required to pay for the cost of the audit.