Embezzlement

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Southern Illinoisan

The former treasurer of the City of Zeigler has been sentenced after pleading guilty to wire fraud and embezzlement.

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The former treasurer of the southern Illinois town of Zeigler has admitted to stealing hundreds of thousands in government funds.

The U.S. attorney says 44-year-old Ryan Thorpe pleaded guilty to five counts of wire fraud and embezzlement.