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Bridgeville man pleads guilty in theft from Meadows

| Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010

A Bridgeville man pleaded guilty yesterday to stealing more than $200,000 from the Meadows Racetrack & Casino, according to the office of Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr.

Thomas M. Reddy, 48, is the former director of purchasing at The Meadows in Washington County. According to a federal lawsuit filed in late 2008, Reddy used his position to submit invoices from two nonexistent companies for work that was never performed at the racetrack between 2004 and 2007, depositing 147 checks intended for the fake companies into his personal account.

Reddy, whom authorities charged in March 2009, pleaded guilty to one count of theft before Common Pleas Judge Anthony Mariani. Reddy will be sentenced March 2.

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