The former executive director of the United Way of Santa Rose County in Florida was sentenced to 51 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to wire fraud and tax evasion.

 Guyland W. Thompson, who was also a former mayor of Milton, Florida, was ordered to forfeit $221,868.28 seized from his bank accounts and pay an additional $430,132.33.

 Thompson pleaded guilty to 20 counts of wire fraud and three counts of tax evasion stemming from his embezzlement of funds from United Way of Santa Rosa County while he ran the organization. Between at least 2011 and 2018, Thompson embezzled more than $650,000 from the charity.

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