Lawson Man Accused of Embezzlement

| June 4, 2012 | 11:41 pm
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A Lawson man accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from Clay Lodge #207  in Excelsior Springs will be in Clay City Court Tuesday morning.  According to the probable cause statement Kent Hubbard, 40  was a member of the building board at the lodge and was one of two people who could sign checks.  Hubbard had been remodeling the downstairs to prepare the building as a rental property.  Police examined bank records and found between February and June of 2010 he wrote six checks for more than $27,000 to a business in his wife’s name.  Then from September 2010 until May 2011 Hubbard wrote 42 checks totaling more than $80,000 to a business he opened in his own name.  Estimates for the labor performed on the ground floor is less than $4,000.  Hubbard is currently free on a $30,000 bond.

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