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Pelican Rapids man ordered to repay $24,000 of funds he bilked father-in-law out of

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A man who admitted to trying to bilk his father-in-law out of more than $100,000 has been ordered to pay back $24,000 in restitution, court records show.


Larry Anthony Villella of Pelican Rapids, Minn., and his wife, Catherine Sadler-Villella, pleaded guilty earlier this year to a felony charge of conspiracy to commit misapplication of entrusted property.

Villella was sentenced to 120 days in jail, while his wife got 60 days.

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