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.
Read the story here.