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By Rick Boston
Staff Writer 

Hollidaysburg Fire Chief Accused of Stealing Grant Money


Last updated 3/16/2021 at 9:38am

The chief of the Phoenix Volunteer Fire Department in Hollidaysburg is facing federal charges alleging he stole more than $57,000 in federally funded grant money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

According to the indictment filed last week in U.S. District Court in Johnstown, Anthony J. Dibona of Hollidaysburg, is charged with one felony count of embezzlement for converting federal funds for personal use along with four felony counts of filing a false tax return.

The indictment filed by Assistant U.S. Attorney Arnold P. Bernard Jr., alleges that between Feb. 21, 2014 to J...

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