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      Kincheloe man involved $100,000 in fraud sentenced

      The Kincheloe man involved in the $100,000 windmill fraud was sentenced Friday in Delta County Circuit Court.

      Back in April, Billy Lee Parish pled no contest to larceny by conversion of $20,000 or more. Today, Parish was sentenced up to 15 years in prison, serving no less than 48 months.

      He was ordered to pay restitution in excess of $24,000.

      Parish read a note he wrote to the court, "I'm so very sorry I did what I did to all my friends and family and neighbors. This long stay in prison will remind me every day of the wrong that i did."

      Additional fraud cases may be pending for Parish in Iron and Menominee counties.