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Scott Klingerman Sentenced To 20 Months Imprisonment

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Indiana

SOUTH BEND – United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced that Scott Klingerman, 45, of South Bend, Indiana, was sentenced on June 10, 2015, for wire fraud.

Klingerman was sentenced to 20 months imprisonment and 2 years of supervised release.   He was also ordered to pay restitution of $26,654.62 to the Walkerton-Lincoln Township Public Library, and $6,238.68 to the State of Indiana.

According to documents in the case, Klingerman was Interim Director of the Walkerton-Lincoln Township Public Library, in Walkerton, Indiana, from 2010 through 2013.  In 2012, Klingerman used library funds to pay for personal expenses such as his health club membership, and for rooms at a hotel in Tennessee, all without authorization.

This case was the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jesse M. Barrett.




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Updated June 11, 2015