S.C. Sports Talker Arrested For Credit Card Fraud
October 30, 2008 at 5:18 AM (PT)
CUMULUS Sports WWFN (SPORTS RADIO 100.1 THE FAN)/FLORENCE, SC "PRESSBOX" morning host ALLEN SMOTHERS has been arrested on credit card fraud charges, reports the FLORENCE MORNING NEWS.
SMOTHERS, billed as "The Bad Boy Of Sports Radio," was arrested WEDNESDAY at the station after finishing his show; he allegedly used his company credit card at least 13 times to buy gas for personal use. The police report says that he used the card between AUGUST 26th and OCTOBER 23rd, and allegedly used a former CUMULUS employee's identity on at least one occasion. SMOTHERS was charged with financial identity fraud, financial transaction card fraud and financial transaction card theft, with a bond hearing scheduled for TODAY (10/30).