Former Pennsylvania corrections officer Sentenced in Wire-Fraud Case

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After an investigation Former President and Secretary-Treasurer for the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), was sentenced to 366 days in prison and two years of supervised release.  He will report to the Bureau of Prisons on August 7.  Tony J. Liesenfeld, 49, was removed from office in December, 2015 after an audit revealed improper purchases of camping equipment, electronic devices, comic books and collectible cards were made from 2011 until 2015.

The former corrections officer pleaded guilty to a single count of wire fraud of more than $77,000, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1343.   He was ordered to pay $100,000 restitution and a special assessment of $100. 

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