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A former Berkshire Bank employee who embezzled $220,000 was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in jail, 2 years' probation

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PITTSFIELD — A man who admitted embezzling $220,000 from Berkshire Bank was sentenced Wednesday to 2 1/2 years in jail.

Leonard Curtis, 27, who was living in Pittsfield, wrote 103 cashier’s checks totaling $220,000 from an unauthorized account between February and October 2018.

He pleaded guilty in Berkshire Superior Court on Aug.


Matt Martinez can be reached at mmartinez@berkshireeagle.com.

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Matt Martinez is a news reporter at The Berkshire Eagle. He worked at Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, graduated Marquette University. He is a former Report for America corps member.

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