Brett Blume

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) –  The mayor of Kinloch has been indicted for using city funds to pay his personal expenses.

The charges against Mayor Keith Conway were announced Monday by the U.S. Attorney’s office.

Among other things, Conway’s suspected of skimming money to pay for personal travel and a Florida vacation home.

The indictment alleges that between January 2009 and March 31 2011, Conway used city funds to pay for personal Bahamas vacation cruises, airline tickets to Las Vegas and Ft. Lauderdale, and a time-share condominium in Florida.

He also allegedly used the pilfered funds to pay off his own credit card bills and income taxes, along with his Ameren electric bill.

If convicted of wire fraud and federal program theft Conway, 47, faces up to 30 years in prison and fines of up to $500,000. 
Copyright KMOX Radio


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