Penn Hills woman pleads guilty to identity theft

| Monday, Oct. 24, 2011

A Penn Hills woman pleaded guilty last week to one count of identity theft, according to federal prosecutors in Pittsburgh.

Amber Jackson-Dent, 25, a former PNC Bank customer service representative, used private account information from several PNC customers to open credit card accounts that she used to make purchases.

She is scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 17 and could face up to 15 years in prison, a $250,000 fine or both.

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