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Theft Charges In Scrapyard Scam

Posted on: 12:14 pm, February 20, 2013, by


POTTSVILLE — A woman in Schuylkill County is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from her employer.

Troopers believe Sharon Mullin, 46, from Pottsville got together with a scrap metal dealer – Chester Caldwell, 31, from Peach Bottom in Lancaster County –  to overbill Weiner Iron and Metal in Pottsville.

Police say the scam cost the scrapyard in Schuylkill County more than $600,000.

Mullin was charged with theft, conspiracy to commit theft, theft by deception and receiving stolen property.

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