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Woman sentenced for stealing money from Struthers youth football

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A woman convicted of stealing $1,800 from the Struthers Little Wildcats youth football league won't be going to jail.

45-year old Lisa Farkas of Boardman pleaded guilty in August to a charge of theft.

Now Farkas has paid back the money that was taken last year.

At her sentencing in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court, Farkas apologized and was placed on probation for one year. 

A second woman had also been charged in connection with the case.

But authorities dropped a charge of complicity that had been filed against Jamie Depascale after she made restitution.

Authorities originally said that more than $4,500 dollars of the league's funds had been unaccounted for.

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