Friday, July 29, 2011
Pennsylvania Man Charged With Embezzling $825K From Fire Company & EMS Concern
Henry W. Swincinski, 59, of Paint Township, Pennsylvania has been charged with embezzling $825,000 from the Windber Fire Company and Northern EMS for both of which he had served as financial controller. According to authorities, over a 9 year period, from January 2001 to January 2010, Swincinski wrote about 975 checks to himself from the two organizations. He was first charged in February on numerous counts of theft by deception. The new charges include an additional 691 counts of thefts by deception. He had been a firefighter since 1974.