Dana Cope, former executive director of the State Employees Association of North Carolina, with his lawyer Roger Smith, Jr., right, listens to courtroom proceedings where he pled guilty of stealing money from SEANC in front of Wake County Superior Court Judge Donald Stephens on Tuesday, November 17, 2015. Judge Stephens sentenced Cope to 58 to 82 months in state prison.
Dana Cope, former executive director of the State Employees Association of North Carolina, with his lawyer Roger Smith, Jr., right, listens to courtroom proceedings where he pled guilty of stealing money from SEANC in front of Wake County Superior Court Judge Donald Stephens on Tuesday, November 17, 2015. Judge Stephens sentenced Cope to 58 to 82 months in state prison. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com
Dana Cope, former executive director of the State Employees Association of North Carolina, with his lawyer Roger Smith, Jr., right, listens to courtroom proceedings where he pled guilty of stealing money from SEANC in front of Wake County Superior Court Judge Donald Stephens on Tuesday, November 17, 2015. Judge Stephens sentenced Cope to 58 to 82 months in state prison. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com

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