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Man Nabbed For Online Luring

Posted on: 9:24 am, August 23, 2012, by , updated on: 09:53am, August 23, 2012

OLD FORGE — A man from Lackawanna County faces charges he went online to try to lure underage girls for sex.

Jeffrey Pettinato, 50, from Old Forge was arrested Wednesday night.

Investigators said they started watching the man after he apparently harassed underage workers at a Dickson City restaurant last month.

Authorities said the man offered an undercover officer, posing as an underage girl, money for sex acts online.

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