Non-profit a fraud

In his guilty plea, Bowen admitted to depositing the forged checks into an account at Emprise Bank for a non-profit corporation he created called Kids On Safe Streets.

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March 4, 2020 - 10:34 AM

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man who admitted to creating a nonprofit, depositing fake checks and then withdrawing $2,000 in real money has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison.

The Wichita Eagle reports that 29-year-old Nyron Bowen also was ordered Tuesday to pay restitution. He previously pleading guilty to bank fraud.

In his guilty plea, Bowen admitted to depositing the forged checks into an account at Emprise Bank for a non-profit corporation he created called Kids On Safe Streets. He got the cash from ATM withdrawals, causing a financial loss for the bank.

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