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Woman sentenced for embezzling from RPI
RENSSELAER COUNTY A former employee of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been sentenced for embezzling more than $350,000 from the school.
Chrstine Dickson pleaded guilty to the crime in October. On Friday, she was sentenced to 90 weekends in jail plus 5 years of probation. She will also pay $25,000 in restitution.
From 2003 to 2009, Dickson used the universitys credit card for personal expenses like cash advances, casino trips and online purchases. She faced up to nine years in prison for the crime.