Former credit union CEO sentenced for embezzlement

U.S. District Court Judge Cathy Bissoon in Pittsburgh sentenced a former president/CEO of an Ohio credit union Tuesday to two years in federal prison.

In April, Charles Robert Poore, 45, pleaded guilty to embezzlement when he was president/CEO of the $50 million Toledo Metro FCU. Judge Bissoon also ordered him to pay $251,438 in restitution and serve five years of supervised released following his prison term.

Poore’s lawyer, Jay J. Finkelstein requested a reduced sentence because his client had no previous criminal record, was making restitutions payments and was not a threat to the community.

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