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James Fortunato, former restaurant manger, ordered to prison for theft

By Katie Shank, Senior Producer, KShank@wfmz.com
Published On: Jan 31 2014 04:05:31 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 31 2014 05:45:16 PM CST

The former manager of the Cosmopolitan restaurant in Allentown has been sentenced to prison time.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

The former manager of the Cosmopolitan restaurant in Allentown has been sentenced to prison time.

James Fortunato, of Coplay, Lehigh Co., was sentenced to two to seven years in prison. He was also ordered to pay $80,000 in restitution.

Police said Fortunato stole more than $160,000 from the restaurant and used it to pay for trips to a strip club, dinner cruises and personal items.

He pleaded guilty to theft last year.