In a scenario that seems more like a plot from a heist movie, federal authorities recently uncovered a scheme where an ATM servicer stole nearly $80,000 from two machines by replacing cash with counterfeit bills.
As more soldiers have returned home from Iraq and Afghanistan, state agencies have had to develop new programs to assist those who serve our country to re-enter society. As part of this effort, the Pennsylvania Judicial System has addressed an uptick in veterans appearing in courts. In Philadelphia, a Veterans Court recently opened joining two others already up and running in Pennsylvania. The purpose of the Veterans Court is to help veterans accused of non-violent offenses whose military service may have been a factor in their conduct, such as veterans who are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder or who are homeless.