PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Nicolette Gizzi has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for bank and mail fraud.

Gizzi admitted to stealing more than $82,000 by writing checks to herself and using the authority’s credit card.

The money Gizzi embezzled came from taxpayer funding.

According to the US Attorney, she also admitted to lying to prosecutors about an embezzlement conviction from a job in South Carolina.