Former CEO of Publix’s Crispers Chain Sentenced to 2 Years

David Haas, the former interim chief executive officer of the Crispers restaurant chain owned by Publix Super Markets, was sentenced to two years in prison Friday for embezzling more than $400,000 from the company.

TAMPA, Fla. — David Haas, the former interim chief executive officer of the Crispers restaurant chain owned by Publix Super Markets, was sentenced to two years in prison Friday for embezzling more than $400,000 from the company. Haas was hired by Publix as a financial consultant to oversee its investment in Crispers, and was named interim CEO of the subsidiary when Publix acquired the chain outright in February 2007. Haas pleaded guilty to charges that on three occasions in August 2007 he ord

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