Former Nonprofit Director Nabbed in TBI Theft Case

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 | 11:12am

NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained an indictment for a former nonprofit director accused of stealing thousands of dollars intended to support her organization.

At the request of 19th District Attorney General John Carney, TBI Special Agents began investigating Nicole Hulbig on December 12, 2014. During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that Hulbig, who operated a service dog rescue nonprofit called RRR Service Dogs, collected more than $92,000 in fundraising efforts from January 2013 through April 2014. The investigation further revealed Hulbig used more than $10,000 of those funds on personal items and services not related to the group’s stated purpose of animal rescue and service dog placement.

On January 4th, the Montgomery County Grand Jury returned an indictment for the 30-year-old Portland woman, charging her with one count of Theft over $10,000. This morning, she was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on $25,000 bond.