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Bank officer from Butler get 6 months in federal prison for embezzlement

Madasyn Czebiniak
| Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, 4:54 p.m.

A Butler County man was sentenced to six months in federal prison for embezzling money from his employer over a two-year period, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song said Wednesday.

Keith A. Simpson, 60, of Butler, embezzled close to $42,000 from his employer while working as chief accounting officer at West View Savings Bank.

The embezzlement took place from around April 2014 to April 2016, Song said.

United States District Judge Cathy Bissoon imposed the sentence, which also includes three years of probation.

Madasyn Czebiniak is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-226-4702, mczebiniak@tribweb.com, or on Twitter @maddyczebstrib.

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