Former chairman for Days of '47 Rodeo charged with fraud

Published 02/15 2013 06:53PM

Updated 02/15 2013 07:06PM

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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) – The former chairman of Day of ’47 Rodeo has been charged for taking money from the rodeo.

Brad Harmon was investigated by Unified Police after Days of ’47 was unable to account for payments made to them.

Harmon was charged with unlawful dealing of property by fiduciary, communications fraud and pattern of unlawful activity.

Days of ’47 reported that they had no records of a received payment from an advertiser. The advertiser said the check had been issued and deposited.

Days of ’47 looked at their records and found there were checks from five other companies that could not be accounted for.

They contacted police. The investigation lead police to a bank account owned by Harmon. The account had funds from the missing checks, totally over $250,000.

The money in Harmon’s account was used for personal expenses.

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