MONTICELLO, AR - A former University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) administrator who had purchasing authority over 12 UAM Foundation accounts has been charged with forgery and abuse of office in connection with the alleged purchase of books and banners for his church.
Dr. Clay E. Brown, the former vice chancellor for advancement and university relations, is charged with three counts of second-degree forgery and one count of abuse of office. Forgery is a Class C felony punishable by three to 10 years in prison an a maximum $10,000 fine. Abuse of office is a Class B misdemeanor punishable by up to 90 days in the county jail.
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