Saturday, January 26, 2013
The Bethel Park man was targeted in an IRS investigation into restaurant owners that were not reporting their gross receipts accurately.
A Bethel Park man has been sentenced in federal court three years probation on his conviction of committing tax fraud. Chief United States District Judge Gary L. Lancaster imposed the sentence on Thomas N. Liadis, Sr., 61, of the Dorchester Towers apartment complex in Bethel Park. According to a news release provided by U.S. Attorney David J. Hickton, Liadis was the owner of the Grecian Isles local chain of Greek restaurants in the Pittsburgh area, with locations at the PPG building, USX Tower and Station Square. In 2010, Liadis was targeted in a proactive IRS investigation into restaurant owners that were not reporting their gross receipts accurately to the IRS. At that time, Liadis had listed his restaurants for sale and in order to sell…
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Investigators are focusing on 'potential suspects.'
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Wednesday, April 11, 2012
U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania David J. Hickton issued a statement Wednesday on the bomb threats that have been disrupting the University of Pittsburgh community since mid-February. "We have made significant progress in the investigation into the bomb threats made against University of Pittsburgh facilities," Hickton said in the statement. "While these threats may cause temporary disruption, the dedicated instructors, students and employees at the University of Pittsburgh persevere in their daily work in the classrooms and on campus." There have been dozens of bomb threats over the last two months. Last night, a Post-Gazette reporter received an e-mail bomb threat against the home of Pitt Chancellor Mark Nordenberg…
Sunday, October 2, 2011
The conference brings together law enforcement members, school administrators and community leaders from Western Pennsylvania to discuss violent crime and gang activity.
As an interviewer off-screen asks him if the crimes he committed were worth the penalty, Luke Woodham begins to cry. “It’s real hard to live with the things I’ve done,” he said between sobs. Now 30, Woodham is serving three life sentences for killing two students and injuring seven others in 1997 at his high school in Pearl, MS. Before heading to class that day he fatally bludgeoned his mother. Asked in the videotaped interview if anything might have prevented him from attacking, Woodham said he might have reconsidered his plan if someone had talked to him. “I would have opened up,” he said. Woodham’s story was featured at a regional conference on gang awareness and violent crime Wednesday at the Regional Learning Alliance Center in …