Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Tennessee Man Arrested & Charged With Embezzling More Than $600K From Vanderbilt University

Jason Hunt, 34, formerly of Nashville, Tennessee, has been arrested and charged with embezzling more than $600,000 from Vanderbilt University where he had been employed as manager of administrative services for the law school.  According to authorities, over a period of as many as six years, Hunt siphoned funds from the educational institution.  Hunt, who was also an owner of the Nashville Pride, reportedly left Vanderbilt abruptly last November and moved to Mexico with his partner, Cole Wakefield, where the two co-owned and operated a night club called Crema.  Hunt was arrested in Arkansas.  Further details about the nature of the embezzlement have not yet been disclosed.

Read the story here and here.

Update (2/5/12): Hunt pleaded not guilty to embezzlement charges accusing him of stealing more than $600,000 from Vanderbilt University's law school.

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