Former company comptroller sentenced for multi-million-dollar fraud

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WHITE PLAINS – A former comptroller of two Poughkeepsie companies was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for mail fraud and tax evasion.
Mark Cina, 56, of Poughkeepsie, was also ordered to pay restitution of over $3.38 million and forfeit over $2.5 million.
According to the federal complaint, Cina had stolen millions of dollars over the course of at least seven years from the two companies, which designed and manufactured solar energy products and fabricated molded plastics.
He used the money to gamble, pay his rent, drive rental cars, dine out, get his car washed, bail out an arrestee, and in once instance, pay a phone charge for an inmate’s call.