Monday, March 29, 2010
Texas Man Arrested In $170K Embezzlement Case
Jason Clarence Thomas, 34, of Waco, Texas, was arrested today on charges he embezzled nearly $170,000 from Starcrest Development, a local real estate development concern where he was one of six partners. According to authorities, Thomas wrote a series of checks dating back to March 2002 for his own benefit. The total amount embezzled was $169,642.57, according to investigators. In April 2009, his partners became suspicious and ordered an internal audit. Thomas is also is the owner of Bullseye Glass and the former owner of the now-defunct Mid-Tex Homes. He was arrested on the campus of McLennan Community College where he is now reportedly a nursing student.