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Man gets 10 years probation for credit card theft

Man gets 10 years probation for credit card theft

A Billings judge Monday gave 10 years of probation to a man who pleaded guilty to theft by embezzlement for making unauthorized charges on a company credit card in October 2013.

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Kalispell man sentenced for embezzlement

KALISPELL — A Kalispell man who stole scrap iron from his employer and made unauthorized charges on a company credit card has been given a suspended sentence and must pay nearly $60,000 in restitution to the foundation repair company where he worked.

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Bozeman man gets prison, to pay $369K for fraud

MISSOULA — A Bozeman man who pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $370,000 from his elderly and disabled clients has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison and ordered to pay restitution.

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Former prison museum worker guilty of embezzlement

BUTTE — The former director of operations at the Old Prison Museums in Deer Lodge has pleaded guilty to embezzlement and forgery.

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Ex-legislator sentenced in tribal corruption case

Ex-legislator sentenced in tribal corruption case

GREAT FALLS — A federal judge sentenced a former state legislator to 7½ years in prison on theft, bribery and tax-evasion charges for embezzling federal money meant for construction projects on the Rocky Boy’s Reservation.

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Former tribal official sentenced for embezzlement

HELENA — A former director of the Rocky Boy's Wellness Center has been sentenced to a year in prison and ordered to repay more than $19,700 after being convicted of embezzlement.

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Ex-director of housing organization gets probation for theft

A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced the former director of Housing Montana in Billings to two years probation and fined her $1,000 for stealing money from the organization.

June 18, 2014 4:51 pmLoading…

Ex-director of housing organization to admit to theft

Christa Ann McClure, the former executive director of Housing Montana in Billings, is expected to admit to a federal misdemeanor charge of stealing public money.

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Man admits charging on stolen credit card

Man admits charging on stolen credit card

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

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Court overturns Sheridan larceny conviction

SHERIDAN, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a woman accused of stealing money from the Sheridan Eagles Club, where she worked.

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Man admits to helping embezzle from tribe

HELENA — A man has pleaded guilty to helping a former state legislator embezzle federal money meant for the Chippewa Cree tribe.

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May 1 trial set in Rocky Boy embezzlement case

HAVRE — A federal judge has set a May 1 trial date in the embezzlement case against former Rocky Boy Reservation health clinic director Fawn Tadios.

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Missing Butte man suspected of embezzlement

Missing Butte man suspected of embezzlement

BUTTE — Police are investigating whether a Butte man who went missing in February embezzled more than $175,000 from his employer.

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Trial to begin in Blackfeet embezzlement case

HELENA — A trial is set to begin Tuesday in Great Falls for a former Oklahoma State University professor accused of helping embezzle federal money from a Blackfeet program for troubled youth.

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Ex-director of aid program admits to embezzling from Blackfeet to fund gambling

GREAT FALLS — The former director of a federally funded aid program on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation has pleaded guilty to embezzling almost $300,000 from the program to fund her gambling.

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Former sheriff's office worker sentenced for theft

KALISPELL — A former Flathead County sheriff’s office employee has been given a 10-year suspended sentence for embezzling more than $90,000 from the sheriff’s office employees association.

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Ex-director of Billings housing organization denies fraud charges

Ex-director of Billings housing organization denies fraud charges

The former Billings-area director of a federally funded nonprofit housing organization pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges that she stole from the program.

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Sentencing set in Blackfeet embezzlement scheme

Sentencing set in Blackfeet embezzlement scheme

HELENA — Prosecutors are recommending no prison time for a Blackfeet woman who pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to defraud and embezzle from a federally funded program for troubled youth on the northwestern Montana Indian reservation.

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Former sheriff's office worker admits embezzling

KALISPELL — A former Flathead County sheriff's office employee has pleaded guilty to felony theft after embezzling thousands of dollars from the sheriff's office employees association.

December 28, 2013 12:46 pmLoading…

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