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Grafton man pleads guilty to illegal use of a credit card

Accused of spending over $4,000.

Posted: Nov. 6, 2018 6:49 PM
Updated: Nov. 11, 2018 10:42 AM

MASON CITY, Iowa – A man is pleading guilty to illegally using a former employer’s credit card.

Eric Jon Scheff, 39 of Grafton, entered a guilty plea in Cerro Gordo County District Court to one count of forgery. Prosecutors say Scheff used the former employer’s card to spend $4, 433.75 during five trips to Menards in Mason City in June.

He has been sentenced to two years of supervised probation and must pay both a $625 fine and $4,627.73 in restitution to his victim.

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