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Former T inspector’s union president sentenced for stealing from union

The former president of a union representing more than 300 MBTA workers was sentenced Friday to six months in jail for stealing $105,812 from the organization’s bank account during his tenure. He was the second top official to be convicted of looting the union.

A jury found John Horan, 48, guilty Dec. 19 of two counts of larceny for overpaying himself ­between 2005 and 2010, using the bank account of the T’s Inspectors Union Local 600. He also ran up more than $3,000 on the union’s credit card.

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