The former treasurer of the New England Figure Skating Club has agreed to repay $50,000 to the nonprofit organization whose finances he once controlled, a payment that settles allegations that he misappropriated money from the Marlborough group, prosecutors said.
Barry Eavzan has also agreed not to work for a nonprofit group for the next 10 years, Attorney General Martha Coakley said in a statement. The payment and work ban are both part of a civil consent agreement filed in Suffolk Superior Court on Friday, Coakley said.
Coakley’s office first filed the civil complaint in 2010 against Eavzan, a Sherborn resident, and alleged that he had wrongly used the group’s money to purchase lingerie, yard mulch, groceries, and other personal items.
“Misuse of charitable funds not only harms well intentioned organizations and their members, it undermines the public trust and good will of all charitable organizations,” Coakley said in a statement.
According to Coakley, the New England Figure Skating Cluv was incorporated in 1996 to train young skaters. Evazan was volunteer treasurer from 1996 to 2007, Coakley’s office said.