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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Pennsylvania

Monday, December 11, 2017

Credit Union Manager Sentenced to Prison, Ordered to Pay Restitution for Embezzling Nearly $1 Million

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Washington, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to one year of imprisonment, followed by five years supervised release and ordered to pay approximately $979,595.82 in restitution on her conviction of embezzlement, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today.

United States District Judge Donetta W. Ambrose, imposed the Catherine M. Linton, 58, of Washington, Pennsylvania.

According to information presented to the Court, Linton, as former manager of Trailblazer Federal Credit Union, embezzled approximately $979,595.82.

Assistant United States Attorney Robert S. Cessar prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Acting U.S. Attorney Song commended Federal Bureau of Investigation for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Linton.

Updated December 12, 2017