Here's a look at some of the top stories for the week of Oct. 28.
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Carol A. Hughes, 56, of Monroeville is accused of orchestrating a four-year theft scheme.
Agents from the Attorney General's Insurance Fraud Section have filed criminal charges against the former president of a defunct Plum Borough insurance agency. Carol A. Hughes, 56, of Monroeville is accused of stealing more than$150,000 in insurance premiums paid by various restaurants and bars. Attorney General Linda Kelly said Hughes allegedly used her position as president of the Morry Hoffman Insurance Agency in Plum to orchestrate a theft scheme from 2007 through 2011, victimizing numerous businesses, insurance companies and premium financing companies. In a press release, Kelly said the Morry Hoffman Agency specialized in obtaining liquor liability and commercial liability insurance for restaurants and taverns until its license was …