Philadelphia, PA - Brothers Leo Dignam and Paul Dignam, both city workers, and Barbara Conway, a city contract worker, were federally charged. All three are accused of taking thousands of dollars for their own personal gain from city programs.
The three have Allegedly taken over $300,000 from the city programs, In which the three suspects helped run for the city dating back to 2012.
Prosecutors say between 2012 and 2019, Leo misused city accounts for personal expenses. Paul, who oversaw playgrounds and recreation centers in South Philadelphia, Is accused of opening a bank account For community fundraising and playground repairs. He is then accused of issuing 102 checks for a total of $119,000 as reimbursements for his own personal expenses.
In a separate charge, Conway of Delaware County, working as a food voucher coordinator for the Philadelphia Health Management Corporation, is accused of stealing $39,000 worth of food vouchers slated for Philadelphia HIV/AIDS patience between 2015 in 2019.
All three are awaiting trial.
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