Events

Broadband nonprofit’s ex-CEO charged with misusing funds

today04/12/2021 10

Background
share close

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland man who served as CEO of a broadband nonprofit has been indicted on federal charges that he misused government contract money and used more than $160,000 in company funds to pay for a boat and a family vacation.

A grand jury on Thursday indicted William Patrick Mitchell on charges of wire fraud, bribery and embezzling federal funds. The Baltimore Sun reports that Mitchell was fired as CEO of the Salisbury-based Maryland Broadband Cooperative in 2019.

The indictment accuses Mitchell of frequently using his company credit card for personal expenses, including more than $66,000 for a boat that he docked at two marinas in Sarasota, Florida.

 

Source: AP – All contents copyright 2021 Associated Press.  All rights reserved.

 

Written by: administrator

Rate it

Previous post

Events

Maryland lawmakers override vetoes on sweeping police reform

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers have overridden Gov. Larry Hogan's vetoes of three extensive police reform measures. The Democratic-controlled Maryland General Assembly overrode the Republican governor's vetoes on Saturday. The measures include the repeal of job protections in the police disciplinary process that critics say impede accountability. They include a new statewide use-of-force policy. The state also will expand public access to records in disciplinary cases and limit the […]

today04/12/2021 6

0%