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Ex-prison employee gets 21 months for embezzlement

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

SPRINGFIELD (AP) – A former Illinois Department of Corrections accounting employee will serve 21 months in federal prison after admitting to embezzling more than $50,000 from a fund meant to benefit prison workers killed in the line of duty.

U.S. District Judge Sue Myerscough sentenced 47-year-old Mary Ann Bohlen on Monday.

Bohlen pleaded guilty in February to embezzling money from 2007 to 2011.

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