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Former Beaver Falls bank employee accused of embezzlement

Natasha Lindstrom
| Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 11:36 p.m.

A federal grand jury has accused a former assistant branch manager of First National Bank in Beaver Falls of stealing more than $20,000 that belonged to the bank.

Robin Chiappetta, 63, of Beaver Falls was indicted on one count of embezzlement, U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady announced Wednesday.

Chiappetta is accused of embezzling funds entrusted to the care of the bank that resulted in a loss of $20,513.80, according to the indictment.

If convicted, Chiappetta could face up to 30 years in prison, a $1 million fine or both.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lee J. Karl is prosecuting the case.

The FBI conducted the investigation that led to the indictment.

Natasha Lindstrom is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 412-380-8514, or via Twitter @NewsNatasha.

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