Former Station Office Mgr. Faces Mail Fraud Charges
March 3, 2008 at 5:44 AM (PT)
Former KOFI, INC. Oldies-Talk KOFI-A/KALISPELL, MT office manager KENT ETCHISON has pleaded not guilty to mail fraud charges stemming from the alleged purchase of office supplies to receive personal incentives from vendors.
The DAILY INTERLAKE reports that ETCHISON is accused of ordering about $925,000 in office supplies between MARCH, 2003 and JUNE, 2006, receiving money, gift cards, a laptop, a TV, traveler's checks and gift certificates in return, keeping the transactions off the books. The charges carry a potential punishment of up to 20 years in prison, five years of supervised release and a $250,000 fine.