Man sentenced in fraud case

Published 1:55 am Sunday, March 6, 2011

A Madison man has been sentenced to federal prison on charges of taking a $1.3 million bank loan to buy a Florida condo and instead spending the money on other things, including a Bentley car.

Seneca O. McField was sentenced Friday to seven years and 11 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Dan Jordan.

Jordan also ordered McField to pay more than $1.3 million in restitution to affected banks and financial institutions.

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In November, a jury convicted McField of bank fraud and money laundering.

McField was accused of making false statements to Merchants and Farmers Bank in 2004 to secure the loan for a condo in Sarasota, Fla.

Prosecutors say McField spent $429,000 on a 2005 Bentley Arnage T vehicle.