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Youngstown man pleads guilty to stealing $12,000 from veterans organization

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - An officer at a Youngstown veterans organization has pleaded guilty to theft after being charged with stealing thousands of dollars from the organization.

According to an indictment, 72-year-old James Lottier Jr. had stolen $12,000 from American Legion Post 732 and 504, which had recently merged into one location, where he served as canteen manager.

Officials say Lottier had originally admitted to stealing only $1,800 but the organization said it was actually $12,000.

Lottier is expected to be sentenced in November.  

 

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