U.S. Attorney’s Office
A Mexican citizen who had been living in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood is headed to jail after being convicted of smuggling meth in the frames of religious artwork.
He created an empire — a revolution in cyber education. But federal prosecutors say instead of serving cyber students, Nick Trombetta siphoned off $8 million in taxpayer dollars to fund his own lavish lifestyle.
Federal agents say they’ve uncovered a scheme in which meth was hidden in the frames of religious art and shipped to Pittsburgh from Mexico, according to an affidavit filed in court.
There are new details about the federal indictment of a former team doctor for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Dr. Richard Rydze is accused of prescribing steroids and other drugs for bogus reasons.