Employee used company card for personal usePublished 11:36am Friday, October 4, 2013
A Fergus Falls man was sentenced to prison time for using a company credit card for more than $3,000 in personal expenses.
Eric Carlton Jacobson, 35, was sentenced Sept. 30 in Otter Tail County District Court to 21 months in prison for felony theft by swindle.
According to the criminal complaint, Vision Concepts Landscaping in Fergus Falls reported in November 2012 that Jacobson used the company credit card for unauthorized, non-company related purchases. He reportedly used the card to pay for Direct TV bills, iTunes charges, cigarettes, lottery tickets and pop. The charges totaled $3,077.79.