Royal Theft: Man Bilks Cash From King James' Foundation

Akron, OH - An arrest warrant has been issued for the man accused of bilking thousands from the LeBron James Family Foundation.

Police tell 19 Action News DeAndre Forney posed as an employee of the foundation and put it nearly $13K in debt.

The 25-year-old claimed the funds were earmarked for a foundation event at Kalahari Resort in Sandusky.

Forney is a former Akron City Council candidate and lost the Democratic primary for the Ward 4 council seat by a close margin.