Tax Collector Stole From Borough, Ambridge School District

Tax Collector Stole From Borough, Ambridge School District

A resident of Baden, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced on Tuesday, November 1, in federal court to 37 months imprisonment followed by 3 years of supervised release on his conviction of mail fraud and filing false income tax returns.

According to information presented to the court, from approximately January, 2007 through February, 2015, Kristek, who was the de facto Tax Collector for Baden Borough, devised and executed a scheme to steal in excess of $1,060,000 in tax payments from Baden Borough and the Ambridge Area School District. Additionally, Kristek failed to report his receipt of the stolen funds and filed false income tax returns with the IRS for the tax years of 2011 through 2014.

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