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Youngstown Man Sentenced to Prison for Using False IDs at East Coast Casinos

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH, PA - A resident of Ohio has been sentenced in federal court to 10 months incarceration and three years of supervised release on his conviction of identity theft, United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced today.

United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed the sentence on Robert Lee Weaver, III, 38, of Youngstown, OH 44509.

According to information presented to the court, in 2017 Weaver used false identifications cards to negotiate counterfeit checks at casinos along the east coast, including Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh.

The Court also ordered restitution totaling $31,050 to be paid to DiTronics Corporation.

Assistant United States Attorney Gregory C. Melucci prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

United States Attorney Chung commended Homeland Security Investigations and the Pennsylvania State Police for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Weaver.

Updated January 18, 2023

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