WDAY: The News Leader

Published February 14, 2013, 11:58 AM

Illinois bookkeeper who stole $53M gets nearly 20 years

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

By: DON BABWIN,Associated Press, Associated Press

:The complete e-mail address or addresses to send the article to

: your name