Thanks a Million

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Two former employees have been charged with putting their hands in FBO Million Air's posh cookie jar. Coleman R. Knowles, of Rancho Mirage, Calif., the company's former general manager, has been accused of embezzling $380,000. Former office manager Renei Schwalbe, of Indio, is charged with bilking the company of $180,000. It's alleged the duo cashed unauthorized checks to themselves. The missing money was found in an internal audit, according to The Desert Sun newspaper. Million Air has a fleet of aircraft scattered among 24 franchise locations and has operated more than a few flight schools.