Brian M. Hartline, 52, former chief executive of the defunct Nova Bank, was sentenced Monday to 14 months in prison and fined $50,000 for his role in a scheme to defraud the U.S. Treasury Department's bank bailout program in 2009.

"In determining it's sentence, today the court correctly found that Mr. Hartline caused no loss and intended no loss to the government. Mr. Hartline maintains his innocence and is considering the appropriate appellate remedies," Hartline's attorney, Patrick J. Egan, of Fox Rothschild LLP, said in an email Monday

Hartline's co-defendant, Barry Bekkedam, recently changed lawyers and had his sentencing hearing postponed until Jan. 23.