N. Idaho woman sentenced to five years for stealing $500,000 from non-profit

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A north Idaho woman who admitted to stealing from a non-profit was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday. 

Federal prosecutors say Lori Isenberg stole $579,000 from the North Idaho Housing Coalition from 2015 to 2018, while she was the executive director.

Isenberg pleaded guilty in January to three counts of wire fraud and one count of federal program theft. Each count comes with a potential sentence of up to 20 years. 

Two of her daughter's previously admitted playing a role in the scheme and were sentenced to three years probation.

Isenberg was also ordered to pay a $20,000 fine. 

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