Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Kansas Man Pleads Guilty To $1.6 Million Theft

Eric Journey, 29, of Kansas City, Kansas, plead guilty yesterday to one count of wire fraud relating to the theft of some $1.6 million from the aviation company he worked for. Journey, working as a client service employee for Multi-Service Aviation, based in Overland Park, Kansas, was accused of re-routing vendor payments to himself. According to prosecutors, Journey opened a fictitious checking account at Bank of America under the name Journey Aviation Services. He faces as much as 30 years in prison and a fine of $250,000, plus restitution upon sentencing, which is scheduled for March 9, 2009.

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