Man admits charging on stolen credit card

2014-06-13T14:20:00Z 2014-06-14T19:29:04Z Man admits charging on stolen credit cardGazette Staff The Billings Gazette

A man accused of charging items on a credit card stolen from his employer admitted charges on Friday in state district court in Billings.

Christopher Michael Duncan, 40, pleaded guilty to felony theft by embezzlement for making $1,777 in unauthorized charges on his employer’s credit card in October.

In a pending case, Duncan also is facing felony assault charges accusing him of choking his estranged wife outside of a Billings bar in December and then hitting a man who tied to intervene with a metal pipe.

District Judge Michael Moses set sentencing on the theft charge for Aug. 18. Duncan remains in custody.

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