Updates

December 11, 2018

CASE UPDATE: Former Leechburg Police Chief Pleads Guilty to Child Predator Charges

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that Michael W. Diebold, former Leechburg Chief of Police in Armstrong County, pled guilty to felony charges of unlawful contact with a minor and other related charges. He was sentenced to 9 to 23 months of incarceration, followed by three years of probation, and will serve his time at the Westmoreland County Prison.

CASE UPDATE: Franklin County Photographer Sentenced to 6 to 20 Years in Prison for Child Pornography Charges

November 28, 2018

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that a Waynesboro man who operated a photography business was sentenced to six to 20 years in prison for felony charges, followed by six years of probation, related to child pornography after explicit images of minors were found on a laptop he had stolen.

UPDATE: Attorney General Josh Shapiro Sends Settlement Notification to Consumers Eligible for PHH Mortgage Restitution

October 30, 2018

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that, beginning November 2, notification postcards will be sent to borrowers who were subjected to PHH Mortgage foreclosures between 2009 and 2012 and qualify for a restitution payment of at least $840 per consumer.

CASE UPDATE: Former Johnstown Police Detective Facing Trial on Corruption Charges

October 23, 2018

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that a former Johnstown police detective is facing trial on charges he obstructed the administration of law and hindered the prosecution of a confidential informant with whom the detective was having a sexual relationship.