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Kansas man sentenced for using customers' credit cards


January 10, 2019

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The former owner of an Olathe barbecue restaurant was sentenced Wednesday to serve one year and one month in prison for using customers' credit cards to fund spending sprees.

Matthew Sander, former owner of Smokin' Joe's Bar-B-Q, pleaded guilty in November to seven counts of identity theft, four counts of theft and one count of criminal use of a credit card.

The Kansas City Star reports that court documents filed by Sander's attorney say he had a "significant drug and alcohol problem" that he has since addressed.

Prosecutors said Sander went on spending binges with cre...

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