Former Company President Sentenced For Embezzlement

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - The former president of Akron-based Jeter Systems was sentenced Monday to nearly three years in prison for using company finances to pay for vacations and other personal items.

Steve Nowak, 41, was found guilty of two counts of forgery, two counts of income tax prohibitions and unauthorized use of property.

Summit County Common Pleas Judge Jane Bond sentenced Nowak to two years and 10 months in prison and ordered him to make full restitution.

Nowak embezzled $254,557 from the company between December 1997 and July 2000. He spent the money on home improvements, country club dues and gentlemen's clubs.

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