embezzlement http://news.stlpublicradio.org en University City lawyer sentenced on embezzlement charges http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/university-city-lawyer-sentenced-embezzlement-charges <P><SPAN lang=EN>A former lawyer in St. Louis County is going to prison after embezzling nearly $500,000 from dozens of clients.</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN lang=EN>The U.S. Attorney's office says 53-year-old Jonathan McKee was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison. He pleaded guilty in March to one felony count of mail fraud.</SPAN></P> <P><SPAN lang=EN>McKee had a general law practice in University City. Tue, 11 Sep 2012 12:15:08 +0000 The Associated Press 4560 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org University City lawyer sentenced on embezzlement charges St. Louis-area investment handler imprisoned in $5 million fraud http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-area-investment-handler-imprisoned-5-million-fraud <p>A St. Louis-area investment handler has been ordered to spend eight years in federal prison and repay more than $4.3 million to often-elderly clients he bilked.</p><p>Federal prosecutors say 32-year-old Joshua Gould, who was sentenced Friday in St. Louis, spent the money on such things as jewelry and strip clubs in neighboring Illinois.</p><p>Gould and 47-year-old David Rubin pleaded guilty in April to federal wire-fraud counts alleging they embezzled about $1.5 million from a retired couple.</p> Fri, 22 Jul 2011 18:25:04 +0000 The Associated Press 1710 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis-area investment handler imprisoned in $5 million fraud Former Mo. Goodwill exec. pleads guilty to million dollar embezzlement from Goodwill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-mo-goodwill-exec-pleads-guilty-million-dollar-embezzlement-goodwill <p>Many Missourians may be familiar with <a href="http://www.goodwill.org/">Goodwill</a>, an organization and chain of stores that allow patrons to donate clothing and other goods for sale to others.&nbsp; It now seems that a former executive of the <a href="http://www.mersgoodwill.org/">Missouri division</a> of the company was benefiting more from the company than he should have.</p> Tue, 04 Jan 2011 22:06:35 +0000 Kelsey Proud 238 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Former Mo. Goodwill exec. pleads guilty to million dollar embezzlement from Goodwill Nationwide Janitorial exec. faces indictment http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nationwide-janitorial-exec-faces-indictment <p>The president of&nbsp;Custom Janitorial Services and Supplies is facing federal charges alleging he embezzled nearly $1 million.</p><p>The<a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2010/12/08/nationwide-janitorial-president-indicted.html"> St. Louis Business Journal reports </a>that 54-year-old Herman Schamber of St. Louis worked out of the main Alexandria, Va. office of National Janitorial Services Inc.&nbsp; and also owned and operated the another company, Custom Janitorial Services, out of the East Rutherford, N.J. area. The Business Journal explains:</p><blockquote><p>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 08 Dec 2010 21:40:48 +0000 Kelsey Proud 86 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nationwide Janitorial exec. faces indictment