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Published February 14, 2013, 01:42 PM

Ill. city bookkeeper who stole $53M gets nearly 20 years

ROCKFORD, Ill. — A former city bookkeeper was sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison Thursday for embezzling more than $53 million from her small Illinois community, in what ranks as one of the worst abuses of public trust in the state's corruption-rich history.

By: Associated Press , INFORUM

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