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A Glassport woman will serve 18 months in prison and pay restitution of nearly $250,000 after pleading guilty to defrauding her employer and the government.
Deborah A. Mattie, 48, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gustave Diamond, U.S. Attorney David J. Hickton said.
Mattie is a former office manager for Finney Funeral Homes, court officials said. In January, she pleaded guilty to felony counts of forging checks, access device fraud and theft of government property, according to a spokeswoman for Hickton.
Mattie could have faced 30 years in prison and a fine of $750,000. She was charged after an investigation by the FBI, the Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Allegheny County police, court officials said.
Originally published June 01, 2016.