Lawyer Pleaded No Contest to County Theft

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POTTSVILLE -- A woman in Schuylkill County pleaded no contest to charges stemming from her involvement in stealing thousands from the county.

According to court documents, Lynne Bressi, a lawyer from Pottsville, billed the county a total of $6,000 for services she did not perform while serving as the county's custody arbitrator.

She was Schuylkill County's custody arbitrator from 2006 to 2009.

Bressi is scheduled to be sentenced on September 19.