By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The now-former general manager of a security company that is used by Highmark is being accused of defrauding Highmark.

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According to court records, Derek Dowiak of Indiana was the general manager of Allied Universal Security, the company that provides security to Highmark, allegedly defrauded Highmark for more than $50,000.

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Dowiak allegedly submitted fraudulent invoices for reimbursements for buying jackets for Allied Universal Security employees.

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After he was arraigned, he was released and will face a preliminary hearing on July 8.