U.S. District Court Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court in Scranton, Pa.

NORTH ATTLEBORO — A Rhode Island man has been sentenced to federal prison for conspiring with a former employee of a local auto repair shop and others to defraud a Pennsylvania auto warranty company of up to $600,000.

Matthew Gershkoff, 64, of North Providence, was sentenced Thursday to 30 months in prison in U.S. District Court in Scranton, Pa., according to the U.S. attorney’s office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

David Linton may be reached at 508-236-0338.