HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – 48-year old Riccardo D’Orsainville of Holyoke was sentenced Friday to nearly two years in prison for embezzling $60,000 from the Boston Veteran’s Administration Research Institute.
D’Orsainville pleaded guilty this past February to embezzlement and misuse of a passport.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office said at the time of his arrest, he was carrying a passport belonging to a British national, which he had altered.
D’Orsainville was also ordered to $60,000 in restitution.