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Ex-KMBC-TV Engineer Charged With Wire Fraud

September 13, 2003

Federal authorities have arrested a former KMBC TV 9 engineer, charging him with diverting about $1.5 million in station funds into a private account. Jerry Dixon, who was terminate at the Hearst-Argyle-owned station late last year, has been charged with wire fraud. The investigation into Dixon's alleged activities began with Hearst station officials and the company who have cooperated with federal investigators, sources said.