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Kansas woman admits stealing $5M from credit union


December 17, 2017

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas woman has admitted embezzling more than $5 million from a now-defunct credit union in a deal with prosecutors for a five-year prison sentence.

Nita Rae Nirschl pleaded guilty Monday to three crimes that occurred while she worked for the Parsons Pittsburg Credit Union. The 66-year-old woman pleaded guilty to one count each of embezzlement, money laundering and tax evasion. She was initially indicted on 81 counts.

The agreement calls for no fine, but she is required to make restitution for all the stolen money.

Federal prosecutors say that after an audit found...

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