Thomas Brinkman

Bloomington City Employee Charged with Ebezzlement

Federal agents, along with the Bloomington Police Department arrested three men this morning who are accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from Bloomington taxpayers.

United States Attorney Joseph Hogsett charged former City of Bloomington Senior Project Manager Justin Wykoff with 24 counts of embezzlement and one count of conspiracy.  Roger Hardin, 51, and his son Zachary, 25, have also been charged with conspiracy to commit a federal crime.

“Public corruption wherever it occurs in whatever community throughout the southern district of Indiana degrades all of us,” Hogsett said.

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Masters Student and Marine Corps Veteran
Currently working towards completing a masters in Global Journalism and Mass Communications at Indiana University with anticipated graduation in August 2014.

Studied at universities in Spain, Germany and the United States while completing bachelors degree and commercial pilots license including multi-engine, instrument, and high performance ratings at Purdue University.

Prior fire direction controller for 81mm mortar section and combat tactics instructor within the Marine Corps Infantry.