Ex-W.Va. Supreme Court Justice Gets Probation For Fraud

Law360 (March 6, 2019, 8:09 PM EST) -- One of several former West Virginia Supreme Court justices caught up in a corruption probe was sentenced Wednesday to three years probation, a $20,000 fine and restitution to the state after pleading guilty to fraud.

Menis E. Ketchum, 76, who was elected to a 12-year stint on the court in 2008, resigned in July, shortly before admitting to fraud related to his charging a state-issued credit card for the fuel costs of his numerous trips to a private, western Virginia golf club in a state-owned 2007 Buick Lucerne. Each trip from his home to the club between early 2012 and mid-2016...

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