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Plum bank robber pleads guilty

Chuck Biedka
| Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 4:33 p.m.

A former Jeanette man has pleaded guilty to robbing a Plum bank along Route 286 a year ago.

Michael Moschetti, 39, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of bank robbery.

Police say he entered the Key Bank at 1801 Route 286 on June 19 wearing a black sweatshirt over a white T-shirt, a black baseball cap, and white shorts.

When he got to a teller's window, he handed the teller a note demanding that the teller give him the money from the drawer and “nobody would be hurt.”

He got $2,200 and left with the money and note.According to court records, he was arrested and detained in July 2017 after an investigation by the FBI.Chief U.S. District Judge Joy Flowers Conti on Monday ordered a pre-sentence investigation for Moschetti. She scheduled his sentencing for Oct. 1.

Moschetti could be sentenced to a maximum of 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000, or both. Chuck Biedka is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-226-4711, cbiedka@tribweb.com or via Twitter @ChuckBiedka.

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