Contractor sentenced for fraud

Thursday, January 24, 2008 | 10:01 p.m. CST; updated 1:12 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — A local businessman was sentenced Thursday to two years and six months in federal prison without parole and ordered to pay $326,318 for defrauding the Boone National Savings and Loan Association, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Missouri.