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Kingsport police charge Snap-On contractor with embezzlement

June 10th, 2013 3:08 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Kingsport police charge Snap-On contractor with embezzlement

Kevin Scott Hamilton

A Kingsport man contracted to sell Snap-On equipment has been arrested after allegedly failing to compensate the company for nearly $100,000 in merchandise. 

Kevin Scott Hamilton, 41, of 5110 Springview St., was charged Wednesday with felony embezzlement and theft over $60,000. According to police and court records Hamilton is the owner of Hamilton Equipment Solutions, LLC, located at 116 Regional Park Drive. 

A manager for Snap-On Equipment in Conway, Ariz., contacted Kingsport police on May 14. He allegedly stated that Hamilton, a contracted sales representative, had ordered various pieces of equipment delivered to his business since February of 2011. 

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