Ex-Covington finance director Robert Due scheduled to be sentenced

COVINGTON, Ky. -- Robert Due, former finance director of Covington is scheduled to be sentenced on April 22 at 1:30 p.m.

Due was pleaded guilty in March to stealing more than $700,000 from the city where he lived and worked.

He faces 15 years in prison.

"Whatever the judge's sentence is, (Due) would like to serve that and get on with his life and began to try to repay the city of Covington," said defense attorney Tim Schneider.

Investigators went through 11 years of financial records before indicting Due. He held the job for 14 years before the the city forced him out as finance director in August.

Due was arrested in September.

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