April 15, 1993 |
Suffering from serious health problems, former social studies teacher Allan S. Per was sentenced yesterday to two years' probation and 500 hours of community service for his conviction on charges of embezzling $14,000 from Bensalem's Adult Evening School program. Looking gaunt as he sat in a chair during sentencing, Per addressed Bucks County Judge Edward G. Biester Jr. in a soft voice. "I just want to express my extreme remorse for this horrible situation," said Per, 52. "I have to bear this the rest of my life, and I'm terribly sorry.
July 7, 2011 |
WILMINGTON - A priest has pleaded guilty to felony theft after being charged with embezzling more than $350,000 from two parishes of the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington. The Rev. Cornelius Breslin, 59, entered the plea Wednesday in New Castle County Superior Court. Breslin pleaded guilty to one count of felony theft over $100,000. He is to be sentenced Sept. 23.
June 19, 1996 |
Bernard F. Grassi, manager of Tauder West Collision at 1056 N. Schuylkill Rd., has been charged with embezzling more than $68,000 from the company, owned by Tauder Ford, over the last six months. Police said Grassi, 46, of Broomall, confessed that he took checks and cash paid by customers for repairs and deposited the funds into his personal accounts. The embezzlement began in December and continued until May, police said. According to a police affidavit, Grassi had customers sign the back of their checks, then he would co-endorse them before depositing them into his account.
April 5, 1991 |
A man who pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $184,000 from a drug clinic he operated in West Philadelphia was sentenced yesterday to 30 months in prison. U.S. District Court Judge Robert F. Kelly imposed the sentence on Eric Ward, 37, former executive director of Parkside Human Services & Associates and a former officer of a mayoral drug commission. Kelly also ordered Ward, of Roxborough, to make full restitution to Parkside. The agency, using city and federal grants, operates a methadone clinic in the 4900 block of Parkside Avenue.
April 2, 1998 |
In what police are calling the largest embezzlement case in Franklin Township history, a long-time office manager has surrendered in a $700,000 theft. Maryann Mizenis, the office manager of G & G Communications, a short-wave radio communications company in Franklinville, turned herself in to police Monday - three days after a warrant was issued for her arrest. Mizenis, 53, was in charge of the company's accounting ledgers for 25 years. She surrendered at the township police station to avoid being arrested at home, said her lawyer, Jack Zappacosta.
January 9, 1992 |
As second-in-command at West Chester Electric & Electronics, Robert T. Aughe watched bitterly as the company's business soared, and his own salary remained stuck at about $100,000. So he decided to do a little profit-sharing of his own, according to court testimony Tuesday, and over three years socked away close to $450,000 in a dummy bank account. On Tuesday, Aughe was in the criminal's dock, choking back tears as he stepped up to plead with Judge Charles Smith not to send him to jail for the crime to which he had confessed.
December 28, 1987 |
Michael J. Dougherty, the Atlantic County treasurer accused Saturday of embezzling $75,000 in public funds, may have taken thousands more to pay off gambling debts, sources close to the investigation said yesterday. "Many, many, many checks," totaling at least $150,000, were involved in the alleged embezzlement, said one source, who asked not to be named. The source said Dougherty had a "very serious gambling problem. " Dougherty, 45, of Margate, who is also president of a statewide treasurers association, was arrested about 3 p.m. Saturday in the office of county Prosecutor Jeffrey Blitz.
November 14, 1991 |
The former general manager of an employee credit union pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday to embezzling $200,000 from the Vineland-based institution, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. Mary Giacalone, 39, of East Chestnut Avenue in Vineland, made fictitious deposits into various accounts, then withdrew the "deposited" money from the Progresso Federal Credit Union between May 1987 and March 1988, authorities said. Giacalone, who left the credit union in mid-1988, also issued money orders for personal and business expenses without paying for them and, on occasion, allegedly stole the daily cash and check receipts.