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Updates

March 17, 2020

UPDATE: AG Price Gouging Complaints Surpasses 1,000 Tips

HARRISBURG―Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that the Office’s dedicated price-gouging email, pricegouging@attorneygeneral.gov, has received more than 1,000 emails from Pennsylvanians reporting price hikes.

Case Update: Michael Folmer Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

February 27, 2020

HARRISBURG―Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that Michael Folmer, former state Senator for Lebanon County, pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography and criminal use of a communication facility.

CASE UPDATE: Former Uniontown Funeral Home Owner Sentenced in $500K Insurance Fraud Scheme

February 25, 2020

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Fayette County District Attorney Richard Bower today announced the former Uniontown, Fayette County, funeral home director who pocketed more than $500,000 worth of pre-need funeral policy payments from 80-plus victims over a 12-year period has been sentenced to four to eight years in prison, 20 years of probation, and $555,000 in restitution.

CASE UPDATE: Former Northumberland County Probation Chief Sentenced for Theft of Funds

February 25, 2020

HARRISBURG – The former head of Northumberland County’s adult probation office today was sentenced to between 3 and 23 months in prison and ordered to repay more than $56,000 in restitution, Attorney General Josh Shapiro said.