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Latest Pittsburgh News and Press about Shrager Defense Attorneys...

Below are news stories of high-profile legal cases that Attorney David J. Shrager and his law firm have been involved with in the Pittsburgh region. See also our news video compilation.

Gateway High School Teacher Faces Sexual Assault Charges

Franklin Joseph Vigo, Jr., a teacher at Gateway High School in Monroeville, PA is facing sexual assault charges as well as a list of other charges including endangering the welfare of children, corruption of minors and indecent assault. Vigo is free on $50,000 bond. His preliminary hearing has been scheduled for Oct. 17. Watch Attorney David Shrager […]

Emporium Substitute Teacher Receives No Jail Time in Pornography Sentencing

4/20/2016 Substitute Teacher Sentenced in Porn Case By Alex Belser Emporium, Cameron County, Pa. An Emporium substitute teacher paid a student for pictures of some of his classmates, and today he told the judge he’s hoping to earn back trust that he’s lost. We have more on why the district attorney says some parents in […]

Attorney Shrager on Teacher’s Child Porn Charges: Evidence Will Clear

2/23/16 The Seneca Valley teacher charged with one count of possession of child pornography has waived his preliminary hearing and will stand trial. His criminal attorney, David Shrager, believes the man, Jonathan Brecht, 26, of Franklin Park, will be exonerated and that evidence will clear the charges. Criminal Attorney David Shrager told Channel 11 News: “We’re waiting for a […]

Seneca Valley Teacher Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

2/24/16 – See the update on this case.  February, 2016 — A Seneca Valley Teacher has been charged with one count of possession of child pornography. Attorney David Shrager was hired to defend the man, Jonathan Brecht, 26, of Franklin Park. Watch and read the below videos and news articles regarding this case. Criminal Attorney Shrager had […]

Fayette County Substitute Teacher and His Dad Charged With Child Pornography

Pittsburgh Sex Crime Attorney David Shrager is representing the two clients charged with child pornography charges in Uniontown, PA. Read below for local media coverage of this case. Father, son offered plea deals in child pornography case in Fayette County By Liz Zemba Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, 11:09 p.m. A father and son who are former teachers […]

Wexford, PA Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Crime

Man allegedly sought sex with girl & her parents HLN Network News, Nancy Grace – Wed June 17, 2015 A Pennsylvania man is accused of traveling to a hotel room to have sex with who he thought was an 11-year-old girl and her parents. Daniel Schulties, 24, allegedly posted an online advertisement with the title “Looking […]

Ringgold School District Former Guidance Counselor Faces Sex Charges

UPDATE: 4/11/2016: ALL CHARGES DROPPED AGAINST COUNSELOR – WASHINGTON COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA Charges dropped against former Ringgold High School counselor Apr 8, 2016 – Observer-Reporter – MonValley A Westmoreland County judge dismissed charges against a former Ringgold High School guidance counselor accused of a sexual relationship with a student. Judge Christopher A. Feliciani dismissed four counts of […]

Sto-Rox School District Sex Scandal

Sto-Rox Teacher’s Assistant Accused Of Sex With Student To Stand Trial July 7, 2015 2:03 PM – Pittsburgh KDKA CBS Pittsburgh Channel 2 News PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A Sto-Rox teaching assistant will stand trial for allegedly having sex with a 13-year-old student. Matthew Bertovich appeared in court for a preliminary hearing Tuesday morning and was held […]

Substitute Teacher Child Pornography Case

Attorney David Shrager has just began investigating the details of this case involving a Cameron County man arrested for child pornography. Read below for more information about this case and check back for updates to the case. WTAJ CBS News Video: Substitute Teacher Waives Hearing On Porn Charges “Honestly, he seems quite depressed to me. […]

Lottery Winner’s Wife Charged with Prostitution

Making International News Headlines, Attorney David Shrager’s client is pleading not guilty to charges of conspiracy to promote prostitution, which is a felony. The defendant, whose husband recently won $1,000,000 in the Pennsylvania Lottery, was charged in connection with a website that booked bachelor parties. Shrager’s client was earning extra money working from home to […]

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