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April 2014

April 16, 2014

Union Official Cashed Dues Checks and Used the Money for Himself

April 15, 2014

Latrobe Woman Charged with Income Tax Evasion

April 10, 2014

Beaver County Prescription Drug Ring Leader Guilty of Violating Firearms, Narcotics and Burglary Laws

Former Teacher Sentenced to Prison for Using School Computer to Acquire Child Pornography

April 9, 2014

New York Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Pass Counterfeit Currency in Western Pennsylvania

April 8, 2014

Hermitage Couple Sentenced for Conspiring to Defraud the IRS

April 7, 2014

Sex Offender Sentenced to 10 Months in Prison for Failing to Register

Felon Fired Illegal Gun During Argument Outside Fast Food Restaurant

Former Erie Teacher Sentenced To 32 Years In Prison For Child Pornography Offenses

Erie Accountant Stole Thousands from St. Vincent’s Hospital, Hilltop Beer

April 4, 2014

Financial Services Firm President Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison For $2.9M Fraud Scheme

April 2, 2014

Uniontown Woman Produced Child Pornography then Shared it with Co-Worker

Ligonier Man Sentenced to Probation for Converting SSI Benefits to His Own Use

Drug User Sentenced to 5 Years Probation for Illegally Possessing Pistols

April 1, 2014

U.S. Attorney Hickton Statement on Adam Busby

Second Beaver Falls Man Charged in Shooters Place Burglary

Beaver Falls Teen Charged in Shooters Place Burglary

Murrysville Woman Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Employer, Stealing Credit Cards

Employee Charged with Defrauding Gatto Cycle Shop in Tarentum

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March 2014

March 28, 2014

North Hills Man Sentenced for Defrauding First Niagara Bank and Evading Taxes

Union Official Sentenced to Probation with Home Confinement for Embezzlement

March 27, 2014

West Mifflin Woman Sentenced to Prison for Conspiring to Launder Heroin Trafficking Proceeds

Halfway House Escapee Sentenced to Additional Prison Time

Cambria County Man Sentenced on Narcotics and Firearms Violations

March 26, 2014

Blairsville Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Producing Sexually Explicit Images of Children

March 25, 2014

Johnstown Woman Admits Distributing Heroin

New Jersey Man Charged in Heroin Trafficking Scheme

Penn Hills Man Indicted on Heroin Possession Charge

Brazilian Removed Three Times from US Charged with Illegal Re-entry After Deportation

Latrobe Post Office Worker Charged with Misappropriating $55K in Money Orders and Cash

Beaver Falls Man Sentenced to 9 Years in Prison for Violating Federal Drug and Gun Laws

Former Post Office Manager Gets 4 Years Probation for Misusing Funds, Stealing from Mail

March 21, 2014

Jury Finds Former Texas Man Conspired to Distribute Cocaine

Bedford County Man Stole 31 Firearms, Transported Them to Maryland

Clearfield County Man Sentenced for Violating Federal Firearms Laws

Bank Director Charged with Embezzling $336K in Bank Funds

March 19, 2014

Drug Dealer Prosecuted in Federal Court for "Designer" or "Bath Salt" Substances Called Analogues

$1.5M Settlement with West Penn Allegheny Health System Resolves False Claims Act Allegations

March 18, 2014

York Man Sentenced to Prison for Filing Dozens of False Tax Returns

Bedford County Man Helped Transport 31 Stolen Firearms from Pennsylvania to Maryland

Georgia Woman Charged in Nigerian "Mystery Shopper" Scam

West Virginia Woman Facing Fraud Charges for Nigerian "Mystery Shopper" Scam

Postal Worker Charged with Taking $20 from Greeting Card

Romanians Used Skimmers at Postal Centers to Steal Customers' Bank Info

Tampa Man Took $3.9M from More than Three Dozen Investors

March 13, 2014

Natrona Convenience Store Owner Pleads Guilty to Food Stamp Fraud

March 12, 2014

Sharon, Pa., Tobacco Businesses, Owner Charged with Fraud, Filing False Reports

Pittsburgh Man Charged with Possessing Crack and Powder Cocaine

Retired Turnpike Commission Employee Facing Federal Child Pornography Charges

Saxton, Pa., Woman Helped Gun Store Burglar Avoid Capture

March 11, 2014

Bellevue Man Attempted to Possess Controlled Substance

Former Lancaster, Pa., Man Facing Federal Gun and Drug Charges

Erie County Man Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

Deported Alien Charged with Re-entering U.S. Illegally

Charleroi Man Found Guilty of Violating Federal Firearms Laws

March 10, 2014

Monessen Woman Pleads Guilty in Credit Card Scheme

Attorney Admits Underreporting Income on Tax Returns

Erie Man Pleads Guilty in $700K Fraud Scheme

March 7, 2014

Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty in Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

Former Family Physician Sentenced to Probation, Community Service for Selling Drug Samples

March 5, 2014

Johnstown Man Pleads Guilty in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme

Charleroi Man Sentenced to Prison for Fraud Scheme

Two Former Guardsmen Charged in Fraud Against the United States

March 4, 2014

Judge Sentences Tarentum Woman to 3 Years in Prison for Defrauding Citizens Bank

Wilmerding Felon Sentenced to 5+ Years in Prison for Illegally Possessing Pistol

March 3, 2014

Cocaine Courier Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Role in Massive Drug Conspiracy

Businessman Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Mail Fraud

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February 2014

February 27, 2014

Pittsburgh Woman Sentenced for Collecting Federal Housing Subsidies in Pittsburgh and New York

Aliquippa Man Charged with Defrauding His Employer By Submitting Fraudulent Invoices

Incarcerated Fayette County Man Charged with Threatening the President and His Family

Cambria County Man Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison for Money Laundering Conspiracy

February 26, 2014

Verona Woman Charged with Theft of Government Money

February 25, 2014

Former Pittsburgh Chief Harper Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison

Deported Alien Charged with Illegally Re-entering U.S.

Cambria County Woman Sentenced to Probation with Home Detention for Marijuana Trafficking Scheme

February 24, 2014

Michigan Woman Gets 4 Years in Prison for Participating in Oxycodone Trafficking Scheme

Altoona Spa Co-Owner Sentenced to Probation with Home Detention for Transporting Person for Prostitution

Altoona Spa Owner Sentenced to Probation with Home Detention for Money Laundering

February 21, 2014

Leader of Interstate Methamphetamine and Oxycodone Ring Sentenced

Accountant Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison for Conspiracy, Violating Tax Laws

Pittsburgh Man Possessed Child Pornography

Postal Carrier Charged with Stealing from Mail

Churchill Man Sentenced for Unlawfully Selling Drug Samples

February 20, 2014

Uniontown Man Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Possessing Revolver

Self-employed Munhall Man Took $18K in Compensation Benefits through Fraud

ATF and Pittsburgh Police Team up to Put Illegal Gun Possessor Back in Federal Prison

Career Offender Charged with Illegally Possessing Weapons and Drugs

Pittsburgh Man Facing Federal Drug and Gun Charges

Pittsburgh Man Charged with Trying to Send a Pistol from U.S. to Lebanon

Woman Serving Drug Sentence Charged with Contempt for Refusing to Testify at Co-Defendant's Trial

February 19, 2014

Jersey Man Gets Probation for Using Fake AmEx to Buy Goods at Pittsburgh-area Stores

Pittsburgh Man Gets 5 Years in Prison for Dealing Heroin while on Supervised Release

Former Exec Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Brokering $30M in Fraudulent Mortgage Loans

February 18, 2014

Falcon Drilling CEO Conspired to Embezzle $9M from Company

Somerset County Woman Sentenced to Probation for Role in Cocaine Distribution Scheme

February 14, 2014

Erie Man Indicted on Child Pornography Charges

February 13, 2014

Windber, Pa., Man Sentenced to Probation with Home Detention for Conspiring to Distribute Cocaine

February 12, 2014

Sharon Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Possessing, Selling Crack Cocaine

Appraisal Company Owner Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Participating in Two Mortgage Fraud Schemes

Former Erie Man Sentenced to 7+ Years in Prison for Illegally Possessing Gun

February 11, 2014

Three Johnstown Men Indicted on Gun and Drug Charges

Former Franklin Man Sentenced to Prison for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

Waterford Man Possessed Sexually Explicit Pictures and Movies of Children

Venango County Man Charged with Falsifying Documents on Well Plugging

Erie Man Indicted on Drug Charges

Indiana, Pa., Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Possessing Child Pornography

Former City Worker Sentenced to Probation with Home Detention for Bid-rigging Scheme

February 10, 2014

Erie Residents Admit Robbing Postal Station

Federal Inmate Sentenced to 10 More Months in Prison for Possessing Heroin

New York Man Sentenced to Probation with Monitoring for Passing Counterfeit Currency

Woman Traveled to Pittsburgh to Sell Counterfeit Money Orders and Bank Checks

February 7, 2014

Elderly California Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Distribute Methamphetamine

Pension Administrator Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling Funds

Eighty-Four, Pa., Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Structuring Financial Transactions

February 6, 2014

Plum Attorney Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison for Million Dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Federal Criminal Complaint Charges PSU-Altoona Student from Russia with Making Unregistered Destructive Devices

February 4, 2014

Johnstown Woman Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Possessing Crack Cocaine

Judge Sentences Carrolltown Woman to Probation for Conspiring to Launder Money

February 3, 2014

Cambria County Man Sentenced to Probation, Community Service for Conspiring to Distribute Marijuana

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January 2014

January 31, 2014

Jury Finds Felon Illegally Possessed Gun

Local Men Sentenced to Prison for Selling Fraudulent Gas Drilling Rights

January 30, 2014

Utah Man Charged in Marijuana Trafficking Scheme

January 29, 2014

Jury Finds Erie Man Guilty of Violating Federal Firearms Laws

DEA Receiving Tips on Recent Heroin Overdoses via Text

January 28, 2014

U.S. Attorney Statement on Heroin Overdose Deaths

January 24, 2014

Judge Sentences Heroin Trafficker to 5 Years in Prison

Sewickley Woman Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Mortgage Fraud Scheme

January 23, 2014

New York Man Pleads Guilty in Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

Ross Man Sentenced to Prison for Cashing Dead Mother’s Social Security Benefit for 39 Years

California Man Conspired to Distribute Meth

Munhall Man Sentenced to 90 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Heroin

January 21, 2014

Former Philadelphia Resident Sentenced for Assaulting a Deputy US Marshal

January 17, 2014

Cambria County Man Sentenced to Probation for Participating in Drug Conspiracy

Judge Sentences New Yorker to 10 Years in Prison for Cocaine Possession

Washington, Pa., Man Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Possessing Stolen Gun

Six Plead Guilty in Hydroponic Marijuana Case

Mercer County Teen Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Armed Robbery of Farrell Convenience Store

January 16, 2014

13 Charged in Multi-Agency Wiretap Investigation Led by FBI and DEA

Two Sentenced to Prison in Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

Former Springdale Borough Police Officer Sentenced to Prison for Deprivation of Civil Rights

January 15, 2014

Pittsburgh Man Made and Passed Fake Prescriptions to Obtain Oxycodone

Ambridge Woman Passed Fake Painkiller Scripts, Drove Getaway Car in Pharmacy Burglary

Beaver County Woman Admits Threatening Potential Federal Witnesses via Facebook

Pittsburgh Jewelry Store Owner Failed to File IRS Report of $10,000+ Transaction

Green Tree Woman Led Cross-Country Hydroponic Marijuana Distribution Ring

Postal Employee Charged with Stealing $50 Bill and a Gift Card

January 14, 2014

Pittsburgh-area Businessman Sentenced in Fraud Scheme

Removed Alien Charged with Illegally Re-Entering U.S.

Former Johnstown Redevelopment Authority Director Charged with Extortion, Bribery

January 13, 2014

Ambridge Man Admits Serving as a "Lookout" for Baden Pharmacy Burglary

Western Pennsylvania U.S. Attorney’s Office Collects $24.4 Million in Civil and Criminal Actions for U.S. Taxpayers in Fiscal Year 2013

January 10, 2014

Fraudulent Vending Machine Business Reference Sentenced to Prison Term

Pittsburgh Man Charged with Producing, Possessing Child Pornograhy

14 Charged with Violating Federal Gun and Drug Laws

Two New Castle Men Facing Federal Drug Charges

Leader of Lawrence County Drug Ring Sentenced

January 9, 2014

Alcoa World Alumina Agrees to Plead Guilty to Foreign Bribery and Pay $223 Million In Fines and Forfeiture

Illinois Man Operated Website for the Illegal Distribution of Peptides, HGH

January 8, 2014

Braddock Woman Charged with Stealing Mail from Shadyside and Southside Mailboxes

January 6, 2014

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Selling Cocaine Purchased from his Cousin

Pittsburgh Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Selling Kilo Quantities of Cocaine

January 3, 2014

Stanton Heights Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges, Admits Operating Stash House and Using Juvenile "Runners"

Homestead Man Conspired to Distribute Heroin from ACJ, SCI-Camp Hill

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