Tucson man sentenced in charity theft case - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

Tucson man sentenced in charity theft case

Updated:

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A once prominent Tucson financial adviser must serve more than two years of probation and perform 1,000 hours of community service after being sentenced in a charity theft case.

Television station KVOA reports that 68-year-old James Murphy was also ordered to pay $115,000 of restitution and a $46,000 fine. He paid both amounts Friday.

Murphy had pleaded guilty previously to stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the Elizabeth Ann Parkman Foundation, a nonprofit that gave millions of dollars to countless groups.

Murphy issued a brief apology before being sentenced, saying he was very remorseful.

Murphy resigned months ago from his position at Morgan Stanley and voluntarily gave up his financial adviser's license.

Prosecutors said investigators do not believe that Murphy stole from any other accounts he handled.

Information from: KVOA-TV, http://www.kvoa.com/

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Didn't find what
you were looking for?

Powered by WorldNow

KDFW FOX 4
400 N. Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

Main Station Directory:
(214) 720-4444
News Fax:
(214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices