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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Chambersburg Man Sentenced to Prison for $2 Million Fraud Scheme

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of Chambersburg, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to one year plus one day in prison, three years’ supervised release, and was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $1,538,345 to numerous victims, on his conviction of wire fraud, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Douglas A. Stahl, age 54, of Chambersburg, Pa.

According to information the United States presented to the Court, it was established that between January 2008 and December 2013, Stahl devised and executed a scheme to fraudulently obtain more than $2 million dollars from various investors.

Assistant United States Attorney John J. Valkovci, Jr., prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Ms. Song commended the Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Pennsylvania State Police for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Stahl.

Updated May 1, 2017