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Man Arrested in Fraudulent Fundraiser
Friday, 16 March 2012 20:12

On 3/16/12, Dennis Leahy, 63YOA, 6/12/48, was placed under arrest without incident at Tyson's meats in Waterloo this evening.  In Late February and Early March, Leahy approached the National Cattle Congress to set up a charity fundraising concert.  The charities he mentioned were contacted and advised they were not involved with this event.  After being advised to stop handing out flyers and attempting to sell tickets, Leahy continued to do so.  Through an ongoing investigation, with the cooperation of National Cattle Congress, and the other charities, Leahy was placed under arrest and charged with Fraudulent Practices 2nd Degree.

Sgt. Hector Camarin  Watch II Investigations

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.