St. Louis, MO (KTRS) The former president of the St. Louis Law Enforcement Agency Association has been indicted on fraud charges.
Darren Randal Wilson was indicted on multiple fraud charges involving his misappropriation of over $80,000 from the Ethical Society of Police, an association of black St. Louis police officers. The indictment alleges that between July 2013 and December 2014, Wilson engaged in a fraud scheme to misappropriate money from the ESOP bank account and to use the money for his own purposes.
To further the fraud scheme, Wilson transmitted some of the misappropriated money by Fed Wire, PayPal, and Western Union wire transfers. To conceal his fraudulent activity, Wilson presented false information to ESOP officers and members.
Each count of the indictment carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and/or a fine up to $250,000.