A former CEO, who pled guilty to stealing nearly $2 million from the now-defunct Veterans Health Administration Credit Union, will start the New Year in prison.

A Michigan judge last week sentenced Fuataina Afutiti, 50, of Westland to two and half years to up to 20 years in state prison. She was also ordered to pay a restitution balanced of $1.2 million.

It is unknown, however, how many years the former CEO will spend in prison. Afutiti's court appointed attorney and the state prosecutor did not return a phone call from CU Times seeking comment.

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