Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Former Hawaiian Boating Official Sentenced For Embezzling $125K From State

Wesley Choi, 39, of Honolulu, Hawaii, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for embezzling $125,000 from the State of Hawaii for whom he had been employed as assistant district manager for small boat harbors on Oahu.  According to authorities, over an unspecified period of time, Choi made false bids for non-existent facility repair jobs then awarded himself the contracts.  Choi pleaded guilty last March. 

Read the story here and here.

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