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Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty To Defrauding His Employer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 5, 2010

PITTSBURGH, Pa. ‑ Acting United States Attorney Robert S. Cessar announced today, August 5, 2010, that Robert F. Mitlo, a resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to mail fraud.

Mitlo, age 43, pleaded guilty to three counts before United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer.

In connection with the guilty plea, Assistant United States Attorney Scott W. Brady advised the court that on October 21, 2005, March 22, 2006, and April 27, 2006, Mitlo committed mail fraud by defrauding his employer, Rohrer Bus Sales of Duncannon, Pennsylvania, of $39,344.39 in proceeds from the sale of commercial buses.

Judge Fischer scheduled sentencing for December 10, 2010, at 11:00 a.m.  The law provides for a total sentence of fifteen (15) years in prison, a fine of $750,000, or both.  Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed is based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

The United States Secret Service conducted the investigation that led to the prosecution of Robert F. Mitlo.

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