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Man accused of using company credit cards for personal use

SAPD: Philip Menchaca, 39, racked up more than $9K in charges

SAN ANTONIO – A 39-year-old suspect identified Philip Menchaca as is accused of using his employer's credit card to make more than $9,300 in unauthorized purchases during a nearly four year period. 

According to an arrest affidavit, a manager recently noticed a charge on Menchaca's company credit card bill for a drill. 

The affidavit stated that the card was supposed to be used for work-related expenses, and the drill was not related to Menchaca's job.

The discovery then led to the company conducting an audit which uncovered many more purchases of tools. 

Investigators said the expenses were incurred during the four year period while Menchaca worked at the company. He worked there from May 2010 until January 2014. 

The affidavit stated that detectives never determined what happened to the tools that Menchaca purchased, and that he did not give them to his employer.

He was arrested Monday on a charge of misapplication of fiduciary property.


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