By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The owner of Katie’s Kandy in Pittsburgh is accused of embezzling nearly $7 million from another business he worked for.READ MORE: Pa. Attorney General Trying To Block Republicans From Using Envoy For Election Audit
Jon Weston of Canonsburg was indicted on charges of fraud, conspiracy, money laundering and filing false tax returns.READ MORE: Whitehall Man Sentenced To Prison For Threatening To Blow Up Government Buildings
Investigators say Weston was an accountant for Hillandale Farms in Greensburg and worked with the bookkeeper to steal from Hillandale.
Investigators say that Weston laundered millions of dollars through the bank accounts for Katie’s Kandy and his chain of car washes.
The embezzlement went on for 14 years until the bookkeeper died in 2019, officials say.MORE NEWS: Investigation Underway After Several Cats Found Dead And Possibly Tortured In Pittsburgh
He faces up to 58 years in prison.