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Credit Union Assistant Manager Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling Funds, Evading Taxes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 19, 2013

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - A Butler County woman has been sentenced in federal court to 30 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, on her conviction of embezzlement from an institution insured by the NCUA and income tax evasion, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Joy Flowers Conti imposed the sentence on Stacy L. Attisano, 44, of Portersville, Pa.

According to information presented to the court, between 2004 and 2010, Attisano embezzled approximately $222,000 from the Lawrence County School Employee Federal Credit Union, where she was employed as the assistant manager. Attisano was also convicted of tax evasion for the years 2006 through 2009, for failing to pay taxes on the embezzled funds.

Assistant United States Attorney Shaun E. Sweeney prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Internal Revenue Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Attisano.

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