FRANCO - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Ex-Utah utility executive was hired while on the run from Canada <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Ex-Utah utility executive was hired while on the run from Canada</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T07:35:46.827-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 07:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Citizens of Heber City are outraged over revelations that a former local utility executive who allegedly stole thousands of dollars from the company was under investigation for a similar crime in Canada when he was hired by Utah officials eight years ago. Anthony Furness, 55, the former chief financial officer of the taxpayer-owned Heber Light & Power, was charged in February in Heber’s 4th District Court with one count of second-degree felony theft by deception. Furness allegedly billed more t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href=""> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 07:35:46 MDT