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East Lackawannock Township woman sent to prison for embezzling $1.1 million

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MERCER, Pa. - A Mercer County woman is going to jail for stealing more than a million dollars from her employer.

Judge Thomas Dobson has sentenced 64-year-old Jeanne Zacherl to serve a prison term of one to five years.

Zacherl pleaded guilty to theft in August.

Police say Zacherl bilked her employer, Interstate Chemical Company, out of more than$1.1 million.

 The East Lackawannock Township woman told police that she moved the money in lines of credit over a four years period, then gambled it away at Mountaineer Casino.

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