Fourteen defendants have been indicted for a kickback scheme involving more than $1 million in fraudulent customer refunds at a Junction City call center.
According to court documents, four former employees of Advanced Call Center Technologies (ACCT), were indicted for Wire Fraud. They were accused of authorizing fraudulent refunds then directed the deposits into bank accounts of other accomplices who agreed to return a portion of the money.
A federal grand jury also indicted ten others for Laundering of Money Instruments. The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) is investigating the case. Each of the charges for the accused carries a penalty of up to 20 years in prison.