Published: Jul 11, 2012 10:53 AM EDT

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man stole $21,000 from a central Florida charity offering medical care in Haiti.
    
The Indian River County Sheriff's Office charged Phillip Dustinn Keeling on July 3 with grand theft and forgery.
    
Keeling did fundraising for the Vero Beach-based Haiti Clinic to provide medical care for people living in a slum in Haiti's capital.
    
The sheriff's office says Keeling had the charity reimburse him for fraudulent fundraising expenses.
    
Haiti Clinic board members tell Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers (http://bit.ly/MYiVqf ) that Keeling gave them invoices, credit card statements and copies of checks. The documents were forged.
    
An arrest affidavit shows that Keeling paid back $17,000 after the board confronted him. Keeling was being held Tuesday on $120,000 bail. Jail records didn't show if he had an attorney.
    
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Information from: Press-Journal, http://www.tcpalm.com/vero

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