Bryan Co. man sentenced for taking money from Durant bank

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BRYAN COUNTY, OK -- A Bryan County man has been sentenced to 3 years probation for taking money from a Durant bank.

In March, 32-year-old Daniel Abbot of Calera, pleaded guilty to embezzlement after an investigation by Durant police.

The investigation uncovered Abbot had taken money from First United Bank and Trust, where he was a former employee.

The Eastern District of Oklahoma says Abbot had been stealing money from October 2011 until last September.

Abbott must also serve 8 months home detention and pay over $45,000 in restitution.