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A former president/CEO received no prison time for stealing nearly $600,000 from a Kansas credit union that led to its forced merger.

U.S. District Court Judge Eric F. Melgren in Wichita, Kan., sentenced Audrey Elkins last week to time served and two years of supervised release, though she must serve six months in home confinement and participate in an approved mental health treatment program, according to court documents. The ex-CEO of the $1 million William Newton Memorial Hospital Credit Union in Winfield also was ordered to pay $260,000 in restitution to CUMIS Insurance and $500 to Panhandle Federal Credit Union.

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