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A California federal judge sentenced a former business loan processor, Indira Mohabir, Thursday to 18 months of home confinement for opening nearly $3 million in lines of credit for her boyfriend, causing more than $1 million in losses at a California credit union.

U.S. District Court Judge Andre Birotte Jr. in Los Angeles also sentenced Phillip Cook Thursday to six months in federal prison and 12 months of home confinement, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California. A hearing to determine restitution is scheduled for March. Cook pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud in 2019.

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