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Ex-Church Administrator in Pennsylvania Gets 10 to 20 Years in Theft Case

A former western Pennsylvania church administrator has been sentenced to 10 to 20 years in the theft of $1.2 million that prosecutors said he and his wife used for vacations, sports tickets and other personal expenses. An Allegheny County judge …

Two Georgia Suspects Arrested, Charged With Defrauding Lemonade Insurance Company

Two Georgia suspects have been arrested and charged for allegedly defrauding Lemonade Insurance Company. Special Agents in the Criminal Investigations Division at the Georgia Department of Insurance assisted with the arrest of Zulieka Hosch, 37, of Lawrenceville, Ga., on October …

Ex-Church Administrator in Pennsylvania Pleads Guilty in $1.2M Theft

A former western Pennsylvania church administrator has pleaded guilty to stealing $1.2 million that prosecutors say he and his wife used to pay for vacations, sports tickets and other personal expenses. Fifty-year-old David Reiter pleaded guilty Wednesday to receiving stolen …

Suspects in Illegal Toxic Dumping Scheme in Connecticut Plead Not Guilty

The former superintendent of public works in a Connecticut town and the head of a local construction company have pleaded not guilty in connection with an alleged scheme to dump contaminated waste on town property. The Connecticut Post reports that …

Virginia Woman Accused of Embezzling $93K from Company for Wedding

A Virginia woman is accused of embezzling more than $93,000, which she allegedly funneled toward her wedding, among other expenses. News outlets report 32-year-old Vanessa Cline worked as a bookkeeper for No Limits Construction, replacing another who was convicted of …

Pennsylvania Charges 60 Individuals in Statewide Insurance Fraud Sweep

Criminal charges have been announced against 60 Pennsylvanians following investigations by the Attorney General’s Insurance Fraud Section. As a result, 23 people were charged in Eastern Pennsylvania, 10 in Central Pennsylvania and 27 in Western Pennsylvania. The charges came about …

Unlicensed Contractor Sentenced to Prison for Fraud in Massachusetts

An unlicensed home improvement contractor whose false promises left an elderly Massachusetts woman’s home in ruins and others temporarily homeless is heading to prison. The Salem News reports that 49-year-old Jaime Ford was sentenced to two years in prison Thursday …

Unlicensed Massachusetts Contractor Pleads Guilty to Dozens of Charges

An unlicensed home improvement contractor who left an elderly woman’s home in ruins has pleaded guilty. The Salem News reports that 49-year-old Jaime Ford’s guilty pleas Monday to 42 charges including larceny, forgery, insurance fraud, and being a common and …

New York Car Dealer to Get Prison Time for Fraud, Theft and Forgery

A 63-year-old man faces prison time for fraud, forgery and other illegal activities at the two car dealerships he operated in western New York. Richard Giza, of Lancaster, has pleaded guilty in Erie County Court to grand larceny, forgery, insurance …

Philadelphia Fire Captain Facing Charges for Insurance Fraud

A Philadelphia Fire Department captain has been arrested and charged with insurance fraud. Court records show 43-year-old Yolanda Stallings, of Philadelphia, Penn., was arrested June 27 and charged with various offenses including forgery and false reports. A department spokeswoman says …