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Former Cedar Hills mayor sentenced to prison

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Posted at 6:30 AM, Nov 14, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-14 08:30:50-05

A former Cedar Hills mayor has been sentenced to one year and a day in prison.

Eric Richardson pleaded guilty in taking part in mortgage and bank frauds. Richardson resigned as mayor of the Utah County city on June 25, two days before the federal charges were filed.

He was charged with defrauding Heritage West Credit Union of $330,000.