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A former business administrator for South Buffalo Catholic Schools was sentenced Wednesday to two months of intermittent incarceration, followed by five years' probation by State Supreme Court Justice Russell P. Buscaglia, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. Dennis Potozniak of Cheektowaga admitted to writing false checks for tuition reimbursement a…

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A Buffalo investment banker who embezzled nearly $29,000 from his aunt and her husband was sentenced to nine months in jail by Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. James Jones III, 31, who was working as an investment broker, was given $28,966 to invest on behalf of his aunt and her husband in June 2015, the Dist…

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A Pennsylvania woman who was convicted of stealing funds from an Olean-based credit union and making false entries in the company's ledger, was sentenced Thursday to 30 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara. Norma Gold, 57, of Eldred, Pa., also was ordered to pay $179,939 in restitution to her now defunct employer, the Olean Tile Employees Federal Cr…