Ex-Pittsburgh Top Cop Gets 1.5 Years Over Embezzlement Plot

Law360, Philadelphia (February 25, 2014, 4:40 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Tuesday ordered Pittsburgh’s former police chief to serve 18 months in prison and pay restitution after he pled guilty in October to charges that he misappropriated funds from the city and failed to file federal income tax returns.

U.S. District Court Judge Cathy Bissoon sentenced Nate Harper, who spent six years serving as Pittsburgh’s top cop before resigning in February 2013, to 18 months in federal prison after he pled guilty to charges that he stole nearly $32,000 from an account...
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