Monday, April 25, 2011

Iowa Man Charged With Embezzling $271K

Christopher Brooks, 35, of Missouri Valley, Iowa, has been arrested and charged with embezzling some $271,000 from the River City Barricade Company where he had been employed as office manager. According to authorities, Brooks wrote checks to himself over a four year period. Brooks has been charged with charged with 4 counts of felony theft By deception, and 4 counts of felony state tax evasion. It turns out that Brooks recently became a member of the Missouri Valley City Council in March 2010.

Developing...

Read the story here.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Chris Brooks is also a City Councilman in Missouri Valley, Iowa.

Chris Marquet said...

Thanks

Anonymous said...

Not any longer, he resigned his council post on April 22nd. I hope does some time on this deal. As a youth leader and councilman, he was supposed to be someone the kids could look up to, not have the kids see him behind bars.