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Judge: No reason USA Harvest founder can't stand trial

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Stan Curtis walking into the federal courthouse on October 4. Stan Curtis walking into the federal courthouse on October 4.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Despite pleas he is not competent to stand trial a man accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a charity he founded will face a judge.

A federal judge said there is no reason Stan Curtis, 63, can't stand trial.

United States District Judge Joseph McKinley said the case against Curtis, who founded USA Harvest, is primarily based on paper records which can be reconstructed regardless of Curtis' recollections.

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Curtis is accused of taking more than a $500,000 from the charity.

A trial date has not been set. If convicted Curtis faces up to 52 years in prison.

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