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Red Deer man jailed for stealing $100K from Christian Motorcycle Association

A judge has ordered a central Alberta man to pay back more than $100,000 he admits he stole from a religious charity he worked for. Kenneth Van Someren of Red Deer was sentenced to 15 months in jail.

Court heard cheques were forged, money was transferred and the group's credit card was used illegally

A judge has ordered a man from Red Deer, Alta., to pay back more than $100,000 he admits he stole from a religious charity he worked for.

Kenneth Van Someren pleaded guilty on Wednesday to fraud and was sentenced to 15 months in jail.

Van Someren, who is 53 and from Red Deer, worked as an office administrator for the Christian Motorcycle Association between September 2013 and June 2015.

Court heard that during that period, cheques were forged, money was fraudulently transferred and the group's credit card was used illegally.

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