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Former T-Mobile employees sentenced for taking money intended to pay for college

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 7:46 PM
Last updated 10:49 PM
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Two former employees of T-Mobile who took advantage of their employer’s willingness to help pay for college classes were sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court.

U.S. District Court Judge J. Randal Hall gave Kenneth Gorham 21 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release and sentenced Shantae Evans to 33 months followed by three years on supervised release.

Gorham will have to repay the company $55,080 and Evans the same amount plus an additional $118,387.

Gorham and Evans plead guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud for taking the payments meant to pay for college courses. During the investigation, 33 of 41 employees questioned admitted to fraudulently taking the money.

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my.voice
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my.voice 05/22/13 - 07:58 pm
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AC- you need to put in a

AC- you need to put in a grammar flag button on your stories. You need to buy a vowel and an L

nocnoc
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nocnoc 05/22/13 - 08:50 pm
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During the investigation, 33 of 41 employees questioned

admitted to fraudulently taking the money.

The Wednesday, May 22, 2013 7:46 PM Last updated 8:34 PM 05/22/13 Story begs the question:

Well why weren't the other 31 put on trial?

Did these 2 over do it big time beyond the others?

Dixieman
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Dixieman 05/23/13 - 02:59 am
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Fraud points

Maybe they can take some college courses in prison....

Riverman1
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Riverman1 05/23/13 - 07:23 am
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Dixieman...ha!

Dixieman...ha!

ragingbull
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ragingbull 05/23/13 - 08:04 am
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What about the 33 who

What about the 33 who admitted to accepting fraudulent money. Even if these two were the ringleaders, they certainly had the help of a lot of underlings. The last time I checked, the crime of the other 33 was referred to as aiding and abetting.

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soapy_725 05/23/13 - 08:34 am
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Good luck collecting the fines and
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compensation. These statements are a joke. Akin to getting a court judgement for loss against someone with no property or job and pending jail time. This is RICO case that cannot be prosecuted in the ARC of No Covenant.

GiantsAllDay
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GiantsAllDay 05/23/13 - 09:25 am
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So, no prosecution of the

So, no prosecution of the other employees?

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