Minot Man Who Embezzled from Employer Given 6 Months

An internal investigation uncovered the scheme.

MINOT, N.D.–A Minot man has been sentenced to spend six months behind bars for embezzling nearly $100,000 from his employer, a commercial truck dealer.

Ryan Koble pleaded guilty to felony theft and was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison with all but six months suspended.

The 40-year-old Koble was a branch manager at Wallwork Truck Center.

Koble told investigators he found a loophole in the inventory system and fabricated invoices and refunds from September 2018 to September 2019. An internal investigation uncovered the scheme.

Koble used the embezzled money to buy a boat, golf clubs and put a down payment on a new truck. Court records show he has paid full restitution.

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