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Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« on: December 02, 2018, 01:12:14 PM »
I read about the Ashby Coop Elevator Manager stole 4.5 milliion in the last 15 years.  He took off once they found out.  Hasn't been seen in 3 months.  Suspect he may have left money in another country when on a hunting trip.  Man did he hurt a lot of people. 

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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2018, 08:07:14 AM »
I musta missed this story when it was first reported.

Funny, this guy steals millions from hard working farmers - and there is no outrage.  Where are the pitch forks and torches on this one?

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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2018, 08:10:41 AM »
there was but it was buried..
a bad day of fishing is still better than a good day at work!!

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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2018, 08:14:52 AM »
 :scratch:I didn't see anything on this either, is this up by you LPS? :confused:
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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2018, 09:09:48 AM »
Ashby is close to Alexandria.  Small town of 440 people.  So it is a Coop.  The farmers are sort of the owners and their grain is not in the elevator any more and the bank needs to get paid.  Bad Bad deal.  As he was acting like their friend he was selling their grain on the side evidently.  It was in the Star Tribune yesterday. 

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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #5 on: December 03, 2018, 09:31:08 AM »
Thanks LPS! :happy1: That's more mike's neighborhood then  :scratch:, could've googled it but knew you'd be showin here soon & got a couple irons in the fire early today. :cool:
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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2018, 09:37:11 AM »
it's NW of Alexandria about 35 or so miles..  been there many times..
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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #8 on: December 03, 2018, 09:53:15 AM »
Thanks Rebs. 

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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #10 on: December 05, 2018, 11:56:58 AM »
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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #11 on: December 05, 2018, 11:58:37 AM »
For a while I was concerned that this guy was a criminal mastermind genus who had a plan to spend the rest of his life in Belize.

It turns out he is just a bloke who succumbed to temptation and got himself in a heap of trouble.

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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #12 on: December 05, 2018, 12:10:21 PM »
Ya me too Steve O.  I wondered what other country we were going to hear he was hiding in. 

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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #13 on: December 06, 2018, 08:16:39 PM »
Will have to look up this clowns name as a friend reported he has land in the county I live might be able to plat book look it up ? Isn't there a board of some form and any auditing going on ?

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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #14 on: December 06, 2018, 09:32:53 PM »
I see he turned himself in.  Now it is over 5 mil.  He has seen the Judge and is actually out but on a monitoring thing. 

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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #16 on: February 15, 2019, 11:09:12 AM »
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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #17 on: February 15, 2019, 12:27:50 PM »
he has a house for sale for big bucks, wonder where the money will end up there....
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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #18 on: February 15, 2019, 12:29:57 PM »
Goes directly to the creditors from the court....
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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #19 on: February 15, 2019, 01:10:36 PM »
UPDATE:

Ex-Minnesota elevator manager pleads guilty in swindle

https://kttc.com/news/2019/02/14/ex-minnesota-elevator-manager-pleads-guilty-in-5m-swindle/

You'd think you'd see this more often than you do.  Criminals get caught red-handed all the time and they all seem to plead not guilty in the hopes of getting off on some technicality.  If it was me, I'd rather confess and hope for the most lenient sentence possible.

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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #20 on: February 16, 2019, 09:13:47 AM »
They will never see most of that money.  He only has so much to sell and it won't even come close to what he took.

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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #21 on: February 16, 2019, 10:21:43 AM »
Just like civil suits in manslaughter, et.,  deaths...why even have them? Person is locked up and supposed to repay millions...ya, like that's gonna happen. Always thought those were a friggin' joke.
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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #22 on: February 16, 2019, 10:31:19 AM »
Ya I agree Rebs.  Never made sense to me.  Unless he goes and embezzles money from someone else to pay back his first victims. 

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Re: Ashby Elevator Manager theft
« Reply #23 on: February 16, 2019, 10:52:26 AM »
Just like civil suits in manslaughter, et.,  deaths...why even have them? Person is locked up and supposed to repay millions...ya, like that's gonna happen. Always thought those were a friggin' joke.

Only people who come out on these deals are the attorneys. Who are most of our lawmakers?  :rolleyes:
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