St. Louis man stole $100,000 from his employer to pay for a stripper


A man in St. Louis fell in love with a stripper and stole more than$100,000 from his employer to keep that stripper happy. According to reports by St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Kevin Dowell, 37, took the money from FKG Oil.

From 2010 until 2013, Dowell stole the money and used it to support his relationship with a stripper. Dowell was able to steal the money by falsifying mileage reports and using a company credit card to pay for his stripper.

The entire ordeal cost the company $87,419 in losses and $26,565 in expenses. FKG Oil hired an outside investigator to track the money and called the police when it was determined that Dowell was stealing.

Dowell pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and must pay $113,984.

A.R. Shaw
A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Shaw's latest book, Trap History, delves into the history and global dominance of Trap music. Follow his journey on Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.

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