Sunday, August 14, 2011

Former Fire Chief In West Virginia Guilty Of Embezzling $160K

James “Jimmy” Carver, of Bramwell, West Virginia, has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $160,000 from the Bramwell Volunteer Fire Department for which he had served as chief for 30 years.  According to authorities, Carver made at least $164,736.64 in unauthorized expenditures from the Bramwell Fire Department’s First Community Bank account for his own benefit over a period of at least 6 years.  He was sentenced to probation and ordered to pay restitution.

Read the story here and here.

1 comment:

Cheryl Meril said...

Another slap on the hand for stealing $160K? Petty thieves get two weeks in jail, this is clearly a form of corruption to allow these thefts to go virtually unpunished.