On Wednesday, it was announced that an Allegheny County resident had pleaded guilty to a charge of bank fraud. 34-year-old Anthony Calaiaro of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty before United States District Judge David S. Cercone. The indictment explains that from June of 2014 through April of 2016, the defendant, who was employed as an Office Manager for a law firm, wrote checks to himself by forging the signature of a partner of the firm.
Then, the defendant cashed the forged checks at numerous locations and used the money for his personal use. As a result of the defendant’s actions, a total loss of roughly $827,020.39 was sustained. Calaiaro is now scheduled to be sentenced on June 22, 2018. At the time of sentencing, Calaiaro will face a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison.
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