The former general manager of an events center in Fargo is accused of embezzling from the business.

The former general manager of an events center in Fargo is accused of embezzling from the business.

The Cass County State Attorney's Office has charged Richard Pallay with felony theft. Pallay was the first general manager of Sanctuary Events Center developed by Gov. Doug Burgum's Kilbourne Group. KFGO says he was fired in January.

Police say Pallay embezzled nearly $17,000 while Sanctuary management puts the amount at more than $19,000.
Authorities say Pallay used the money for gambling and entertainment.
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Information from: KFGO-AM, http://www.kfgo.com