An Indiana firefighter has been charged with stealing $20,000 in township funds. Christopher L. McKain, 44, has been charged with felony theft and felony forgery by the Indiana State Police.
According to WBIW, McKain was a member of the Jackson-Washington Township Fire Department. He was tasked with making certain purchases and completing certain jobs, for which he was to be reimbursed. McKain allegedly submitted fraudulent invoices from businesses indicating the services had been rendered or items purchased. He was then reimbursed by Jackson-Washington Township Treasurer.
ISP investigated McKain for 10 months before making the arrest. He is being held at Jackson County Jail pending an arraignment in Jackson County Circuit Court. More on the story.