Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Nebraska Rink Manager Accused In $900K Embezzlement Scheme

Patrick A. Meschede, 48, of Omaha, Nebraska, has been accused of embezzling more than $900,000 from the Moylan Iceplex at Tranquility Park where he had been employed as manager. Meschede allegedly deposited company checks into an account of a company he controlled, CPC, Inc., over a three year period from 2006 - 2009. Meschede is also accused of paying his personal vendors out of company funds. According to reports, Meschede was hired in 2004 to manage the facility and was given authority to pay bills, maintain the books and oversee accounts. He faces up to 60 years in prison and a $75,000 fine, if convicted on 3 counts of theft by deception.

Read the story here and here.

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