Thursday, March 3, 2011

Kansas Man Indicted For Allegedly Embezzling $285K From Missouri-Based Masonic Group

Kirk McDaniel Jr., 74, of Prairie Village, Kansas, has been indicted on charges he embezzled nearly $285,000 from the York Rite Masonic Bodies in Kansas City, Missouri, where he had served as Secretary and Treasurer. According to prosecutors, McDaniel made funds transfers from Masonic accounts to several accounts he controlled over a period of as long as five years from June 2000 and September 2005. McDaniel has been indicted on 18 felony counts, including 16 counts of bank fraud and 2 counts of money laundering. McDaniel has paid back $105,012 of the $284,675 he allegedly stole, according to authorities.

Read the story here, here and here.

Read the DOJ announcement here.

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