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Bents Old Fort employee indicted for embezzlement

Post by Craig Hill / The News Tribune on Dec. 22, 2011 at 8:52 am |
December 22, 2011 8:52 am

From the National Park Service. Bents Old Fort National Historic Site is located near La Juncta, Colo.:

After discovering discrepancies in the audit of gas receipts for park vehicles, Bents Old Fort employees contacted an NPS special agent to help in the investigation. Video surveillance from a local gas station confirmed that the acting facility manager from Bents Old Fort had been using six fleet cards to purchase gas and auto parts for personal use for an amount over $1,000.  The employee was indicted in federal court on October 3rd and pled guilty on December 16th to one count 18 USC 641 (embezzlement and theft). The employee will be sentenced on March 2nd.

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