embezzlement http://wkms.org en Convention Center Board of Directors Reaches Settlement with Local Businesses http://wkms.org/post/convention-center-board-directors-reaches-settlement-local-businesses <p></p><p>The Paducah-McCracken County Convention Center Corporation Board agreed to a $180,000 settlement from a local accounting firm and CPA connected to an embezzlement lawsuit. Former CCC executive director J. Patrick Kerr and his accomplice Susan Wilson pled guilty in March to embezzling more than $200,000. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 12:41:44 +0000 Casey Northcutt 24706 at http://wkms.org Convention Center Board of Directors Reaches Settlement with Local Businesses Mediation Session for CCC Embezzlement Postponed http://wkms.org/post/mediation-session-ccc-embezzlement-postponed <p>A mediation session stemming from the embezzlement of 230 thousand dollars from the Paducah – McCracken County Convention Center has been postponed. The Paducah Sun reports the mediation will decide between a settlement or litigation to recover embezzled funds. CCC Chairman Phil McIntosh says the mediation involves several parties who may bear some responsibility for the scheme. McIntosh says the board and its attorneys are trying to reschedule the meeting for when all involved parties can attend.</p><p></p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 13:16:15 +0000 The Paducah Sun 23914 at http://wkms.org Mediation Session for CCC Embezzlement Postponed Clarksville Teller Arrested for Embezzlement http://wkms.org/post/clarksville-teller-arrested-embezzlement <p>The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has arrested the head teller at a Clarksville bank for false bookkeeping and theft more than 60,000 dollars. Kristy Hodges was arrested Saturday after a Montgomery County grand jury indicted her Tuesday. She faces one count of theft and several counts of false bookkeeping for Capital Bank. The TBI says it began the embezzlement investigation in September at the request of District Attorney General John Carney. Hodges is alleged to have taken more than 60,000 dollars between 2008 and 2012. She was released on a 2,500 dollar bond.</p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 13:04:49 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 22962 at http://wkms.org Clarksville Teller Arrested for Embezzlement Afternoon Round-Up 6/7/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-6712 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong> <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/06/07/154454246/planned-e-u-oil-embargo-looks-set-to-squeeze-iran">The European Union is set to stop all purchases of Iranian oil on July 1.</a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Around the Commonwealth:</strong></p><p>Paducah Public Schools will use a state grant to hire a full-time coordinator to work with <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/paducah-schools-hire-homeless-student-coordinator">homeless students</a>.</p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 21:20:29 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18287 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 6/7/12 Former Paducah Expo and Convention Center Director Receives Two Year Sentence http://wkms.org/post/former-paducah-expo-and-convention-center-director-receives-two-year-sentence <p>The two people who embezzled more than $200,000 from&nbsp;the Paducah/McCracken County Convention and Expo Center will serve two year and 18 month respective prison sentences. Thu, 07 Jun 2012 20:22:19 +0000 Chad Lampe & Drew Adams 18285 at http://wkms.org Former Paducah Expo and Convention Center Director Receives Two Year Sentence Kerr and Wilson Face Sentencing Today http://wkms.org/post/kerr-and-wilson-face-sentencing-today <p>The pair behind a more than $230,000 dollar embezzlement scandal involving the Paducah/McCracken County Convention and Expo Centers face sentencing today.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 12:14:38 +0000 Gary Pitts 18276 at http://wkms.org Kerr and Wilson Face Sentencing Today Kerr and Wilson to Plead Guilty to Embezzlement http://wkms.org/post/kerr-and-wilson-plead-guilty-embezzlement <p>The pair accused of embezzling more than $230,000 from the Paducah Expo and Convention centers will <a href="http://news.wkms.org/post/kerr-and-wilson-arraigned">change their pleas to guilty</a> in a deal with federal prosecutors. J. Patrick Kerr&rsquo;s lawyer Mark Bryant says Kerr and his alleged accomplice Susan Wilson will pay more than $25,000 in restitution, but he declined to give further information until Friday. Tue, 13 Mar 2012 20:28:47 +0000 Shelly Baskin & Rose Krzton-Presson 17246 at http://wkms.org Kerr and Wilson to Plead Guilty to Embezzlement