Thursday, July 30, 2009

Texas Man Sentenced For Embezzlement

Donald Patrick Blair, 46, of Plano, Texas, was sentenced to 2 years in prison for embezzling some $1.2 million from the Christian Life Assembly of God church where he was employed as its business manager. Blair pleaded guilty last March to mail fraud and false tax return charges. According to prosecutors, Blair diverted the funds for his own use over a period of about 5 years between 2001 and 2006. He was also ordered to pay restitution of $1.5 million which includes back taxes.

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