Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Joint Investigation Results In Federal Charge

An investigation by the Collier County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Secret Service has resulted in the arrest of a North Naples man on a federal warrant for wire fraud.

Investigators say Larry Christopher, 55, 1345 Remington Way No. 4202, misappropriated approximately $350,000 from the former Journey’s Academy, 10641 Airport-Pulling Road N. Suite 28, North Naples. The investigation determined that Christopher embezzled the money between 2007 and July 2009 while he was employed at the academy as its chief financial officer.

The State Attorney’s Office Economic Crimes Unit in Naples assisted with the investigation.

The warrant was served Tuesday at Christopher’s home.

Further information will be released as it becomes available.