August 20, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Police Investigate MSU Bookstore Embezzlement

The Springfield Police Department is conducting an investigation into the theft of money from the Missouri State University Bookstore. According to MSU, an internal audit revealed that approximately $400,000 has not been accounted for over the last three years.

The SPD was contacted by MSU officials after the results of their audit. The incident will be investigated as an Embezzlement case. MSU officials have provided police with a suspect and at this time no arrest has been made.

This is an ongoing investigation at this time.

SPD Case Number: 12-34886
Media Contact: A/PAO David T. Snider, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Lieutenant B. King

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 • springfieldmo.gov/spd