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Local Utility Companies Join Forces To Warn Customers Of Imposter Scams

Utility companies are banding together to raise awareness and offer tips to protect their customers after scam artists ripped off an elderly couple in Beechview, stealing money and jewelry.

06/17/2015

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Clever Con Artists Rip Off Elderly Beechview Couple

A couple in the city’s Beechview neighborhood was targeted by scam artists who were pretending to be utility workers on Monday morning.

06/16/2015

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Turtle Creek Woman Claimed God Wanted Church Friend To Spend $300K On Lavish Gifts

A Turtle Creek woman is accused of swindling another woman from her church out of nearly $300,000 in gifts, like designer purses and diamond jewelry, by saying it was God’s will.

06/04/2015

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Man In Top Hat, Accomplice Take Cash Box From Family Fun Center

Two men are accused of stealing a cash box from a business in Greensburg. The SeaBase Family Fun Center was left unlocked Monday into Tuesday so workers could go inside to clean the carpet.

04/23/2015

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Woman Charged With Stealing $68K From Volunteer Fire Dept.

The former treasurer of a Butler County volunteer fire department has admitted to stealing $68,000.

04/21/2015

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Ex-Allegheny Co. Councilman On Trial For Stealing Money From Elderly Woman

Former Allegheny County Councilman Charles McCullough and his lawyer finally went to trial Monday on charges brought back in 2009 that he took $200,000 from an elderly woman’s estate.

04/13/2015

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Vet Office Manager To Stand Trial After Allegedly Stealing $269K From Business

A Hempfield Township woman will soon go to trial for allegedly stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a local veterinary clinic.

03/31/2015

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Vet Clinic Office Manager Charged With Taking Thousands From Business

A woman who used to work as an office manager at a veterinary clinic in Hempfield Township is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the business.

03/24/2015

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Man Pleads Guilty In Ugandan Counterfeiting, Stealing $2 Mil From Bank

A former Pittsburgh man has pleaded guilty in a counterfeit money scheme based in Uganda, and several other financial schemes for which he was free on bond when he got caught passing one of the $100 bills at a coffee shop.

02/12/2015

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Teacher Accused Of Stealing Thousands In Union Funds, Turns In Self

A local teacher and former school board member accused of embezzling funds from the teacher’s union has turned himself into police.

02/03/2015

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Warrant Issued For Woman Accused Of Stealing Checks From Charity

A warrant has been issued for a woman accused of stealing from a Fayette County charity.

01/12/2015

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Local Teacher Facing Allegations Of Stealing Thousands In Union Funds

A local teacher, who is also a former school board member, is facing allegations of stealing nearly $200,000 in teacher union funds.

01/07/2015

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Police Seek Suspect Who Stole $100, Then Turned In Purse It Came From

Police are looking for a suspect who they say stole a woman’s purse out of a shopping cart at a Westmoreland County Walmart, took money out of it, and then returned it to the customer service desk.

12/18/2014

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DA: Fired Century III Mall Manager Stole $51K

The fired manager of the Century III Mall has been charged with stealing more than $51,000, which he then spent mostly as casinos.

12/15/2014

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Knife-Wielding Robbery Suspect Takes Plea Deal, Faces Year In Jail

The man accused in three armed robberies at an ATM machine in Westmoreland County was set to be in court today for a preliminary hearing, but the prosecution and defense worked out a deal.

11/12/2014

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