MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Coon Rapids man has pleaded guilty to stealing prosthetics and other medical supplies from the hospital where he worked and selling them online.

The U.S. Attorney’s office says 52-year-old Peter Stasica pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of wire fraud.

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Stasica used to manage the prosthetics department at the University of Minnesota Medical Center-Fairview. In his plea agreement, Stasica admitted that over a six-month period in 2011 he stole prosthetics and related supplies to sell on eBay.

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Stasica also admitted he used false pretenses to try to persuade patients to give him prosthetics they weren’t using.

Stasica faces up to 20 years in prison. A sentencing date has not been set.

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