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Man jailed for charging E-bay purchases on company card

Shawen Donnellan (Source:  Hamilton County Sheriff's Office) Shawen Donnellan (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A man was sentenced to jail time Thursday for charging around $400,000 on his company credit card by purchasing items on E-bay.

Shawen Donnellan, 39, of Montgomery, was sentenced to two years behind bars, after he pled guilty to theft.

Assistant Prosecutor Andy Berghausen said Donnellan was employed by the company's IT department, and had access to the company card in order to purchase computer equipment for the company.

Instead, he used the card to purchase personal items, including auto parts, computer equipment, cameras, appliances and even a Volkswagen Passat. He would then submit fraudulent invoices.

The fraud was discovered in early 2008 when the company got a new Chief Financial Officer.

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