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Former president of Topeka credit union sentenced for embezzlement

NEWS RELEASE FROM U.S. ATTORNEY STEPHEN MCALLISTER

A former president of a credit union in Topeka was sentenced today to three years on supervised release.  In addition, the defendant agreed to pay approximately $39,895 in restitution.

52-year-old Connie Marie Kent of Topeka pleaded guilty to one count of theft from a credit union.  In her plea, she admitted the crime occurred while she was an officer and employee of 1st Kansas Credit Union, formerly the Post Office Credit Union.  Membership in the credit union was limited to government employees.


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