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Grafton man pleads not guilty to credit card fraud

Accused of using former employer's credit card at Mason City Menards.

Posted: Aug. 22, 2018 7:53 PM

MASON CITY, Iowa – A man accused of illegal spending sprees is pleading not guilty.

Eric Jon Scheff, 39 of Grafton, is charged with credit card fraud. Authorities say he used a credit card from a former employer to spend $4,433.75 during five trips to Menards in Mason City in June. Because of the amount of money, Scheff is being prosecuted for a class “D” felony punishable by up to five years in prison.

No trial date has been set.

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