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Former Parts Manager Pleads Guilty
To Stealing From Truck Center In Salina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

June 19, 2012

TOPEKA, KAN. – A former parts manager for a truck center in Salina has pleaded guilty to stealing from the company, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.

Jamie D. Wood, 35, Salina, pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud. In his plea, he admitted that while he was a parts manager for Kansas Truck Center in Salina, Kan., he created false invoices causing the company to mail checks totaling more than $500,000 to a fictitious vender in Kansas. The false invoices were made to show that KTC purchased truck parts from a friend of the defendant even though the company had received no goods or services from the defendant’s friend.

Sentencing is set for Sept. 17. He faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. Grissom commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Assistant U.S. Attorney Christine Kenney for their work on the case.

 

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