U of L Official Charged with Stealing $2.8 Million

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- The former executive director of University of Louisville's Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine is accused of stealing $2.8 million in patient payments and other funds over a six-year period.

The Courier-Journal reports 36-year-old Perry Chadwick Vaughn was indicted by a federal grand jury in Louisville on Wednesday. He also is accused of failing to report $2.4 million in income and laundering money through luxury vehicles, real estate, luxury vacations and a $9,000 necklace.

Vaughn, who lives in Sellersburg, Ind., pleaded not guilty. If convicted, he faces up to 55 years in prison and a maximum fine of $1.25 million.

Vaughn is free on a $25,000 bond. A trial date was set for June 3. His lawyer, Rob Eggert, could not be reached for comment.

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