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Prison sentence for former credit union employee. Prison sentence for former credit union employee. (Source: Shutterstock)

A former credit union lending director, who stole more than $800,000 from a Florida credit union and used half of the funds to pay for in-app video games, was sentenced to five and a half years in federal prison, federal prosecutors said Thursday.

U.S. District Judge Mark Walker in Tallahassee, Fla. also ordered Kevin Robert Lee to pay $979,839 in restitution to the $223 million Florida State University Credit Union, its insurance company and the IRS, including an additional $11,589 in prosecution costs incurred by the federal agency. Following his prison term, Lee will be placed under five years of supervised release.

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