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James Fortunato, former restaurant manger, ordered to prison for theft

Former restaurant manger ordered to prison for theft

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The former manager of the Cosmopolitan restaurant in Allentown has been sentenced to prison time.

James Fortunato, of Coplay, Lehigh Co., was sentenced to two to seven years in prison. He was also ordered to pay $80,000 in restitution.

Police said Fortunato stole more than $160,000 from the restaurant and used it to pay for trips to a strip club, dinner cruises and personal items.

He pleaded guilty to theft last year.

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Allentown, PA 18102




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