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RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — A retired VCU Dental professor could spend 20 years in prison for stealing from a university organization.

James Hardigan pleaded guilty to embezzlement on Thursday.

Prosecutors said that during Hargigan’s tenure, he opened an investment account for the VCU Dental Faculty Practice Association without the group’s knowledge.

Hardigan is then accused of┬ámoving more than $100,000 of the group’s money into his personal account.

Hardigan’s sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 9.