Embezzlement

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, Rick Gates leaves federal court in Washington. Paul Manafort’s trial opened this week with a display of his opulent lifestyle and testimony about what prosecutors say were years of financial deception. But the most critical moment in the former Trump campaign chairman’s financial fraud trial will arrive next week with the testimony of his longtime associate Gates.(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
August 07, 2018 - 10:24 am
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (all times local): 11:17 a.m. Rick Gates says he was interviewed by the FBI in 2014 as part of a forfeiture investigation being done by Ukrainian authorities and the FBI. Gates told jurors under...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, Rick Gates leaves federal court in Washington. Paul Manafort’s trial opened this week with a display of his opulent lifestyle and testimony about what prosecutors say were years of financial deception. But the most critical moment in the former Trump campaign chairman’s financial fraud trial will arrive next week with the testimony of his longtime associate Gates.(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
August 07, 2018 - 6:12 am
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — One day after coming face-to-face in federal court with his longtime boss, Rick Gates returns to the witness stand as the government's star witness in the financial fraud trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. Gates, in hours of hugely anticipated...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, Rick Gates leaves federal court in Washington. Paul Manafort’s trial opened this week with a display of his opulent lifestyle and testimony about what prosecutors say were years of financial deception. But the most critical moment in the former Trump campaign chairman’s financial fraud trial will arrive next week with the testimony of his longtime associate Gates.(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
August 06, 2018 - 8:13 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The government's star witness in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort testified Monday that he embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from the former Trump campaign chairman — and told jurors that he and Manafort committed crimes together. Rick Gates, described by...
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In this photo taken July 3, 2015, Abbot Xuecheng of the Beijing Longquan Temple poses for a photo at the temple in Beijing, China. Xue, one of China's highest-ranking Buddhist monks is facing a government investigation over accusations of sexual misconduct, in what is seen by some as an indication the #MeToo movement is gaining traction in the world's most populous nation. (Chinatopix via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 4:46 am
BEIJING (AP) — One of China's highest-ranking Buddhist monks is facing a government investigation over accusations of sexual misconduct, in what is seen by some as an indication the #MeToo movement is gaining traction across the world's most populous society. Longquan Monastery abbot Shi Xuecheng...
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April 16, 2018 - 7:06 pm
A North Kansas City woman was sentenced to eight years in prison without parole for embezzling more than $290,000 from her employer. Federal prosecutors say Tonya Topel, 40, was sentenced Monday and ordered to pay $291,193 in restitution for four fraud schemes she ran as senior auditor at...
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Dreamstime
February 07, 2018 - 8:13 pm
A former employee of the Jasper School District pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $145,000. Prosecutors say Karla Justice, 55, of Columbus, Kansas, pleaded guilty Wednesday to wire fraud and credit card fraud. She was head bookkeeper for the district from 2009 until she resigned in 2016. The...
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Dreamstime
January 11, 2018 - 7:07 pm
A Kansas woman who embezzled more than $200,000 from her Sedgwick County employer was sentenced to five years of probation and must make restitution. The Sedgwick County district attorney said Misty Leiker, 36, of Maize, was sentenced Wednesday for embezzling from ERI Solutions in Colwich. She...
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Dreamstime
September 26, 2017 - 10:12 pm
CHENEY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas woman was sentenced to five years of probation for embezzling more than $48,000 from a local newspaper where she worked. Diane Neises, 60, of Cheney, pleaded guilty in July to felony theft and computer crime. The crimes occurred while Neises was an officer manager from...
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Dreamstime
September 26, 2017 - 1:36 pm
A woman convicted of embezzling more than $48,000 from her former employer has been placed on probation for five years and ordered to make monthly payments to the victims. 60-year-old Diane Neises of Cheney pleaded guilty in July to felony theft and computer crime. The crimes occurred while she...
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Dreamstime
August 30, 2017 - 8:07 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a southeast Kansas woman has admitted to embezzling more than $210,000 from the bank where she worked. The U.S. attorney's office says Debra Nading, 59, of Oswego, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of theft by a bank employee. She admitted in her plea that the...
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