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Former QVC executive gets 2 years in prison for embezzlement, fraud scheme


A former QVC executive was sentenced Tuesday to 30 months in federal prison for perpetuating a $1 million fraud scheme that enabled him to live a luxury lifestyle.

James D. Falkowski, 42, of Buffalo, N.Y., worked as a director for QVC, where he was tasked with enhancing the West Chester, Pa.-based television shopping networks brand and reputation in the entertainment and fashion industries.

But federal prosecutors said that without QVCs knowledge or approval, he instead used his role to embezzle and fraudulently obtain from the company over $1 million worth of money, goods and services, such as hundreds of thousands of dollars of first-class travel, hotel and resort stays, spa treatments.....Read More

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    Nobody has said it's 'just something from the pound shop'. I'm more than a little dubious as to how some of the crafts you have listed will 'translate' to the screen on a regular basis (assuming that, in reality, they are even going to be on the agenda for the new channel - which I somehow doubt), and whether there will be enough of a viewing audience to make it a viable proposition. We shall see.

    Quote Originally Posted by alan1302 View Post
    Remember craft has a huge variety of things - it's not just something from the 'pound shop'! It can be card making which is what tends to be on C&C but there is painting/drawing/wood working/metal work/sculpture/photography/model making/knitting/embrodery/etc etc.
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    Oh, so nothing to do with witches, how disappointing...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr Quincy View Post
    Oh, so nothing to do with witches, how disappointing...
    Well if craft goes pear shaped you never know! I put a spell on you.......

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