Quantcast

Joplin woman who stole more than $100,000 to serve 13 months in - KOAM TV 7

Joplin woman who stole more than $100,000 to serve 13 months in prison

Updated April 17, 2014:  A federal judge has sentenced Kathryn Stayton of Joplin for embezzling more than $88,000 from her employer, Frank Fletcher Ford, and another $13,000 from Credit Cars of Joplin.

Stayton will serve 13 months in prison followed by three years supervised probation.

She also has to repay a little over $121,000.

Stayton allegedly took the money between 2009 and 2011 while managing the accounting department at the car dealership.


Updated July 31, 2013:  A woman accused of stealing around $88,000 from Fletcher Auto Group and another $13,000 from Credit Cars of Joplin has entered into a plea agreement.

According to court documents, Kathryn Stayton, a former employee at both locations, was originally charged with 10 counts of wire fraud.

The public information officer for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri says Stayton plead guilty to one count of wire fraud on Wednesday, and the court will decide if they will drop the remaining counts against her or if she will be sentenced based on the original charges.

Sentencing has yet to be scheduled.

Kathryn M. Stayton Plea Agreement (PDF)

 

Posted June 12, 2013:  A federal grand jury has indicted a Joplin woman for embezzling more than $88,000 from her employer, Frank Fletcher Ford.

Kathryn Stayton is charged with 10 counts of wire fraud.

The indictment alleges she embezzled the money between 2009 and 2011 while managing the accounting department at the dealership.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Lawmakers push to keep MO Rehabilitation Center & VA Clinic open

    Lawmakers push to keep MO Rehabilitation Center & VA Clinic open

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:23:43 GMT
    Southwest Missouri lawmakers have met with officials in an attempt to delay or prevent the closing of the Missouri rehabilitation center and VA clinic. Citizens are hoping for a solution. "We're gonna be praying for our community." Members of the Lifebridge Assembly church hold a prayer walk around the Missouri Rehabilitation Center and VA clinic. They're concerned about the impact of centers closing and the loss of three hundred plus jobs. Pastor John McHaffie says, "It effects people in ...More >>
    Southwest Missouri lawmakers have met with officials in an attempt to delay or prevent the closing of the Missouri rehabilitation center and VA clinic. Citizens are hoping for a solution. "We're gonna be praying for our community." Members of the Lifebridge Assembly church hold a prayer walk around the Missouri Rehabilitation Center and VA clinic. They're concerned about the impact of centers closing and the loss of three hundred plus jobs. Pastor John McHaffie says, "It effects people in ...More >>
  • Neosho School District, Crowder College Partner on Autism Program in New Location

    Thursday, August 21 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-08-21 22:54:46 GMT
    Thanks to a program in Neosho, children with autism can now learn about independence, and develop valuable skills in a unique type of school.More >>
    Thanks to a program in Neosho, children with autism can now learn about independence, and develop valuable skills in a unique type of school.More >>
  • Chanute Police and KBI Investigate Infant Death

    Chanute Police and KBI Investigate Infant Death

    Thursday, August 21 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-08-21 21:32:07 GMT
    The Chanute Kansas Police Department along with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation is currently investigating the death of 3 month old infant, Rylan Gurney, Chanute. At approximately 1946 hours on 8/16/14 ambulance services were dispatched to North Steuben, Chanute for a child with respiratory problems. More >>
    The Chanute Kansas Police Department along with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation is currently investigating the death of 3 month old infant, Rylan Gurney, Chanute. At approximately 1946 hours on 8/16/14 ambulance services were dispatched to North Steuben, Chanute for a child with respiratory problems. More >>
Powered by WorldNow

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.