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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 13, 2017

Greensburg Man Sentenced to Probation for Using Fake Secret Service Credentials

PITTSBURGH – A Westmoreland County resident has been sentenced in federal court to 2 years of probation and $500 fine on his conviction of Fraudulent Official Seals, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today.

United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed the sentence on Christopher Diiorio, 53, of Greensburg, PA.

According to the information presented to the court, Christopher Diiorio conspired with others to produce false United States Secret Service identification cards. He also misrepresented that he was an agent of the United States Secret Service, possessed, and displayed an imitation United States Secret Service badge to a hotel manager in order to obtain the government rate for a hotel stay. Finally, he misrepresented that he was an agent of the United States Secret Service and displayed the false United States Secret Service identification card during an encounter with a local police officer.

Assistant United States Attorney Paul E. Hull prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Acting United States Attorney commended the United States Secret Service for the successful investigation of Christopher Diiorio.

Updated March 13, 2017