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Chief Accounting Officer Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling from West View Savings Bank

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH – A resident of Butler, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to six months of imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release on a conviction of embezzling from a federally insured bank, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today.

United States District Judge Cathy Bissoon imposed the sentence on Keith A. Simpson, 60, of Butler, Pennsylvania.

According to information presented to the court, from around April 2014 until around April 2016, while serving as Chief Accounting Officer of West View Savings Bank, Simpson embezzled approximately $41,806.90 from his employer.

Assistant United States Attorneys David Lew and Lee J. Karl prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Acting United States Attorney Song commended the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Office of Inspector General for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Simpson.

Updated December 6, 2017