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Former RI senator sentenced in embezzlement case

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A former Rhode Island state senator is sentenced to 20 years in prison, with 4 1/2 to service and the rest suspended with probation.

Patrick McDonald was found guilty in January of three counts of embezzling $163,000 from real estate clients and one count of conspiracy.

McDonald was ordered to pay full restitution to the three victims in the case and must undergo alcohol counseling. 

He is currently on home confinement and has to report to the prison on June 1st.

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