Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Cheswick Residents Charged in Bad Check Scheme
PITTSBURGH, PA – Two residents of Cheswick, Pennsylvania, have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of related to the theft of government property, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. One of the defendants is also charged with uttering and possessing false securities.
The six-count Indictment, returned on Dec. 4 and unsealed today, named Holly Lovasik, 31, and John Martell, 38, as defendants.
According to indictment presented to the court, from April 23, 2018 through June 11, 2018, Lovasik and Martell engaged in a scheme to purchase large quantities of stamps from post offices in western Pennsylvania using bad checks.