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Ohio Ex-Lawmaker Standing Trial On Fraud, Theft Charges

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Former State Representative Peter Beck's corruption trial is underway in Cincinnati.
1:28PM
March
23, 2015

The trial of a former Ohio lawmaker accused of misleading investors about a company’s financial status and using their money for personal gain has begun after numerous delays.

Legal Guardian Indicted On Theft, Records-Tampering Charges

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65-year-old Paul Kormanik has been indicted on charges alleging theft, records-tampering and engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity.
10:48AM
January
29, 2015

An attorney who served as a legal guardian for hundreds of people in central Ohio has been indicted on charges alleging theft, records-tampering and engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity.

Columbus Man Guilty In Federal Surplus Property Case

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Former Columbus police officer Steven Dean Wednesday pleaded guilty to misappropriating and selling property that belonged to the Division of Police.
3:42PM
February 12, 2014

A former Columbus police officer has pleaded guilty to misappropriating and selling surplus property the police department received through a U.S. Department of Defense surplus equipment program.

Ex-Fiscal Officer In Ohio Town Admits $137K Theft

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A former fiscal officer in a central Ohio community has admitted stealing $137,000 in public funds.
7:17AM
November
22, 2012

A former fiscal officer in a central Ohio community has admitted stealing $137,000 in public funds.

Ohio House Clears Bill To Curb Scrap Metal Theft

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The measure would require dealers to photograph anyone who sells them scrap. Dealers couldn't buy from anyone who refuses to be photographed, and they'd have to keep the pictures for 60 days.
2:34PM
June
12, 2012

A bill that aims to curb the theft of scrap metal has cleared the Ohio House.

Former Delaware Humane Society Dir. Sentenced For Theft

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Prosecutors say Hadley did not tell the Humane Society about a previous conviction on charges of stealing $750,000 from his former employer in Wayne County.
12:40PM
May
7, 2012

William Hadley will spend more than three years in prison for stealing from the shelter.

Two Indicted In Open House Theft Scheme

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Two people have been charged with theft and burglary at local open houses.
11:49AM
November
14, 2011

Prosecutors say Michael Shipley and Crystal Galloway targeted homes for sale, then ransacked them for valuables during open houses.

Dublin Business Owner Imprisoned For 401(k) Theft

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58-year-old Cliff Gallatin was sentenced in Columbus federal court Wednesday.
8:29AM
September
29, 2011

Authorities say Cliff Gallatin used $120,000 in employee retirement contributions to pay for expensive cars, boats, a country club membership, and a lake-front condo.

Columbus Police Want To Reduce Air Conditioner Theft

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12:00AM
April
13, 2011

On Tuesday in Akron, a man was electrocuted when police say he tried to steal copper piping from a shopping mall. In Columbus thieves are stealing the insides of air conditioners for their valuable metals. That’s why Columbus police are implementing “Operation Cool Down” to reduce the number of air conditioning thefts.

$1 Million Bond Set For Former OSU Quarterabck

12:00AM
April
8, 2011

A Franklin County judge set bond for former Ohio State quarterback who has been charged with felony theft.