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>>

  • LaTurner Files for Full 4 Year Term

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:24:31 GMT
    Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner has filed for a full four year term. LaTurner, the youngest statewide official in the nation at 30-years-old, says it has been is honor to serve Kansans in the position for the past year. LaTurner says "I will continue to work hard every single day to build upon our record of success.” In a press release LaTurner representatives say the Treasurer has returned $24.6 million in unclaimed property, and was instrumental in rolling out...More >>
    Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner has filed for a full four year term. LaTurner, the youngest statewide official in the nation at 30-years-old, says it has been is honor to serve Kansans in the position for the past year. LaTurner says "I will continue to work hard every single day to build upon our record of success.” In a press release LaTurner representatives say the Treasurer has returned $24.6 million in unclaimed property, and was instrumental in rolling out...More >>
  • Crews Battle Vehicle Fire On Highway 69

    Crews Battle Vehicle Fire On Highway 69

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:18:29 GMT
    The Cherokee Township, Weir, and Galena Fire Departments fought a vehicle fire today (May 25) around 7:30 p.m. on Highway 69 near Highway 103. According to authorities a truck was heading south on 69 Highway when the vehicle started smoking. The truck was then completely engulfed by flames. The driver managed to escape the vehicle without any serious injury. Crews had the fire put out by 8:00 p.m. No word yet on what caused the truck to catch on fire.More >>
    The Cherokee Township, Weir, and Galena Fire Departments fought a vehicle fire today (May 25) around 7:30 p.m. on Highway 69 near Highway 103. According to authorities a truck was heading south on 69 Highway when the vehicle started smoking. The truck was then completely engulfed by flames. The driver managed to escape the vehicle without any serious injury. Crews had the fire put out by 8:00 p.m. No word yet on what caused the truck to catch on fire.More >>
  • Iola Claims State Baseball Title

    Iola Claims State Baseball Title

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:18:06 GMT

    The Iola Mustangs topped Bishop Ward 11-6 Friday night to win the 4A-DII state baseball championship.

    More >>

    The Iola Mustangs topped Bishop Ward 11-6 Friday night to win the 4A-DII state baseball championship.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly

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 - 2018 KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.