AURORA, Ill. --Former Aurora Firefighters CU President Anne Schaal admitted in her divorce settlement that she spent $580,000 in marital assets on a gambling addiction she hid from her husband of 46 years.

Schaal, 66, who served as credit union’s president from 1996 to 2011, made the admission in July as her marriage ended and other legal trouble loomed, including a civil suit brought by the credit union over alleged stolen funds and criminal charges filed by the state. Schaal’s husband filed for divorce in May.

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