Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Department http://wfae.org en Former Mint Hill Fire Chief Pleads Guilty To Embezzling http://wfae.org/post/former-mint-hill-fire-chief-pleads-guilty-embezzling <p></p><p>Federal prosecutors say the former fire chief of the Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Department <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfae/files/Russell%20Guilty%20Plea%20Press%20Release_1.pdf">will plead guilty </a>to embezzling $225,000 from the town of Mint Hill and its fire department.&nbsp;</p><p>The Justice Department says Jeremy Russell created a fake company called Regional Medic &amp; First Responder Supply Connection. He then invoiced the fire department for services and equipment that the fire department never received.</p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 14:19:10 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 16612 at http://wfae.org Former Mint Hill Fire Chief Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Ex-Chief Of Mint Hill VFD Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement http://wfae.org/post/ex-chief-mint-hill-vfd-pleads-guilty-embezzlement <p>CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The former fire chief of Mint Hill has pleaded guilty to embezzling $225,000.</p><p>Jeremy K. Russell <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfae/files/Russell%20Guilty%20Plea%20Press%20Release_1.pdf">pleaded guilty </a>on Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Charlotte to a single felony count of embezzlement.</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 20:17:59 +0000 Associated Press 16593 at http://wfae.org