Former Wayland Baptist CFO Pleaded Guilty to Felony Theft

By Sheryl Proctor

Published 04/23 2014 06:01PM

Updated 04/23 2014 08:22PM

AMARILLO -- A former Wayland Baptist University Chief Financial Officer will spend the next five-years behind bars for stealing money.

68-year-old James Smith pleaded guilty to felony theft.

According to court documents, Smith used university funds for personal expenses, last year.

He was fired after an investigation.

Smith will have to pay more than $1.3-million back in restitution.

Copyright 2015 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Featured Coupon