According to The Oregonian today, the former manager of food services for the state prison in Umatilla, Oregon is in hot water. Mike W. Mathisen also unsuccessfully ran for a state House seat in 2010.Prosecutors are mulling over possible criminal charges for misuse of public funds at Two Rivers Correctional Institution. Mathisen's former co-worker Fred Monem is a fugitive wanted for allegedly taking around $1 million kickbacks.

Mathisen oversaw a kitchen employing about 100 inmates feeding 1,580.

He says he did nothing wrong.