Thursday, June 21, 2012

Former Fire Chief In Kentucky Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $273K

Paul C. Barth
Paul C. Barth, 55, of Louisville, Kentucky, has pleaded guilty to charges he embezzling about $190,000 from the WHAS Crusade for Children and an additional $83,000 from the McMahan Fire District for which he had served as fire chief.  According to authorities, Barth misappropriated both charity and fire district funds for his own personal use.  He was indicted in April 2010 on 16 counts of fraud and money laundering. 

Read the story herehere and here.

Update: Barth was sentenced to 41 months in prison.

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