Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Former Michigan Funeral Director Sentenced In $268K Embezzlement

Matthew Purchase, 40, of Berrien Springs, Michigan, has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for embezzling some $268,509 from the Legacy Family Funeral Services which he owned and where he had served as funeral director. According to authorities, Purchase misappropriated proceeds from pre-paid funeral contracts. Purchase was originally charged with one count of operating a criminal enterprise and fourteen counts of embezzlement. He must also pay full restitution.

Read the story here, here and here.


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