KDLT Home KDLT on Facebook KDLT on Twitter Get the KDLT iPhone App Get the KDLT Android App

Ex-Morningside College Worker Gets Prison Sentence



Bookmark and Share

A former Morningside College employee who altered money orders to embezzle thousands of dollars has been sentenced to 10 months in prison.
 
Larry Walters' attorney had asked for probation, saying that would allow him to continue working to pay restitution and was appropriate given his otherwise clean record. But U.S. District Judge Mark Bennett imposed the prison term Tuesday, ordering Walters to pay $7,200 in restitution to Morningside and $65,000 to its insurer.
 
Walters had worked in Morningside's print shop, where he operated a postage meter machine used for college mailings. He admitted that he intentionally generated errant postage fees on envelopes and returned them to the post office for refunds, claiming they were mistakes.
 
He then altered money orders by inserting his name as the payee and cashed them.
< Prev Story Back To Top Next Story >
     

Morning Crew Takes The Air Guard Challenge  story with video

Have you ever wondered what's it's like to be in the Air National Guard?A ...

SD School Gets Over $59K For Training Of Miners

The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has received more than $59,000 in federal ...

Rapid City Businessman Fined For Illegal Workers

A Rapid City business owner has been fined $3,000 for employing ...

Football Players Get A Toasty Welcome Back   story with video  Aug. 21

Iowa Man Accused Of Selling Cocaine In Candy Store  Aug. 21

Firefighters Undergo Structure Collapse Training  story with video  Aug. 21

Ag-Drones Show Off Skills At Dakotafest  story with video  Aug. 21

DUI Implied Consent Law Unconstitutional  story with video  Aug. 21

South Dakota Tops Another List  story with video  Aug. 21

Wildlife Officials Increase Limits On Lake Yankton  Aug. 21

Steamy Weather Prompts Schools To Dismiss Students  Aug. 21

Sutton Named New CEO, President At Pierre Hospital  Aug. 21

Police Arrest SF Kidnapping, Assault Suspect  Aug. 21

SD DUI Implied Consent Law Ruled Unconstitutional  Aug. 21

Judge Rules On Evidence In Pierre Teen's Trial  Aug. 21

Transportation Funding Panel To Meet In Pierre  Aug. 21

Restaurant Won't Pass Higher Wage To Workers  Aug. 21

Presentation Gets Shot At Regaining Accreditation  Aug. 21

Federal Jury Convicts Man In Large Drug Bust  Aug. 21

El Riad Shrine To Host Midwest Shrine Association  story with video  Aug. 21

KDLT News Archive
     

Restaurant Won't Pass Higher Wage To Workers

A St. Paul restaurant chain that dipped into employee tips ...

SD DUI Implied Consent Law Ruled Unconstitutional

The South Dakota Supreme Court has ruled that the ...

Police Arrest SF Kidnapping, Assault Suspect

Sioux Falls Police have arrested a 19-year-old man accused ...

DUI Implied Consent Law Unconstitutional  story with video  Aug. 21

Ag-Drones Show Off Skills At Dakotafest  story with video  Aug. 21

Federal Jury Convicts Man In Large Drug Bust  Aug. 21

South Dakota Tops Another List  story with video  Aug. 21

Firefighters Undergo Structure Collapse Training  story with video  Aug. 21

KDLT News Archive
     

Opportunity Knocks For Local Fighters At RFA 17  story with video

SIOUX FALLS, S. D.   --  In addition to giving South ...

Zenner "Freakishly" Good!  story with video

BROOKINGS, S. D.   --  South Dakota State opens their season next weekend at ...

Cougars Ready To Shock NSIC  story with video

SIOUX FALLS, S. D.   --  For the second straight year the University of Sioux Falls ...

Explorers quick start too much for Birds  story with video  Aug. 20

Scheels Plays of Week from August 11th-17th  story with video  Aug. 20

Bougher pitching well for Railcats  story with video  Aug. 20

Birds go extras behind Kirby-Jones HR's  story with video  Aug. 19

MMA Fights finally come to South Dakota  story with video  Aug. 19

KDLT Sports Stories
     
Back To Top