Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Utah Man Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Nearly $1 Million From Morgan County

Garth B. Day, 41, of Elwood, Utah, has plead guilty to charges he embezzled nearly $1 million from Morgan County where he had served as Council Administrator.  According to prosecutors, Day transferred county funds to accounts he controlled over a period of more than two years, from June 2008 to August 4, 2010.  Day has reportedly paid some of the money back, but still owes more than $416,000 in restitution.

Read the story here and here.

Update (10/26/11): Day, now 42, has been sentenced to 48 months in prison and ordered to pay $416,222 in restitution.

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