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Former Columbiana County executive sentenced for $3.6 million fraud

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CLEVELAND, Ohio - The former executive of a Columbiana County business is sentenced for his part in a scheme to defraud a bank.

A judge in U.S. District court sentenced former Dart Trucking Chief Executive Officer Timothy Kephart of Morrisdale, Pa. to 46 months in prison.

Kephart was convicted earlier of bank fraud and conspiracy to commit mail fraud.

Kephart is one of three former Dart Trucking executives who were accused of cheating Huntington Bank out of more than $3.6 million in a check writing scheme.

Dart's offices were located in Columbiana.

Financial Officer Mark Michael of Clearfield, Pa. was sentenced earlier to 30 months in prison for bank fraud.

Former Dart president Lee Stoneburner of Columbiana has yet to be sentenced after pleading guilty to conspiring to commit bank fraud.

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