Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Two Men Sentenced For Stealing from Indiana Nonprofit

Two men have been sent to jail after they plead guilty to stealing federal funding from nonprofit youth programs in Indiana, according to the Chicago Tribune.  The two men, Alvin Hannon of Harvey, Ill, and Vincent Green of Chicago, were sentenced to five and six months, respectively, in prison.  In addition, they will be made to pay $200,000 in restitution charges.

According to the report an employee of the company, known as Geminus Corparation, wrote unauthorized checks to fake companies the two perpitrators set up for kickbacks.  Th money they recieved was intended to be used for rug safety and youth leadership programs.  The employee, Sherice Murff, was scheduled to be sentenced May 12th. 

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