Prosecutors say a Pittsburgh Police payroll accountant stole more than $9,000 from the city by fabricating invoices, keeping cash reimbursements and pocketing funds she claimed were meant for riot shields and community outreach.
Former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy and tax evasion charges.
Pittsburgh’s police pension fund says a former chief who pleaded guilty in a corruption case will lose a $63,000 pension.
Lawyers for Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s former bodyguard spent the day preparing for his testimony Tuesday, before a grand jury.
Fred Crawford, a former bodyguard for Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, spent several hours in FBI interviews on Wednesday.
Posh restaurants like The Capital Grille are just some of the places where investigators say former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper spent more than $30,000 of taxpayer money.
Former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper has been indicted by a federal grand jury on five counts of public corruption.
A memo sent out by a Pittsburgh Police officer is what initially tipped officials off to possible mismanagement of funds at the Police Bureau.
More allegations of misuse of funds in the Pittsburgh Police Department are coming out Friday.
There are new accusations today from a former bodyguard to Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl.
Pittsburgh City Controller Michael Lamb says he wants a full accounting of the expenditures by the mayor’s bodyguards. He made a formal request on Friday that all records be turned over.
An ex-bodyguard for Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is saying the mayor knew about the alleged slush fund that is the focus of an investigation revolving around misuse of funds.