By: KDKA-TV News Staff

BUTLER (KDKA) – A man is heading to prison for nearly six years after stealing nearly $1.5 million from his former employer.

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Paul Harmon admitted that he embezzled the money from Fuellgraf Electric Company in Butler.

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He was the company’s former corporate controller for more than 40 years.

According to investigators, Harmon created hundreds of false entries in the company’s books to conceal the theft.

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He was ordered to pay back all the money.