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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Westmoreland courts holding $80,000 owed to crime victims

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Nearly $80,000 owed to about 250 crime victims is being held by Westmoreland County, according to Clerk of Courts Bryan Kline.

The cash represents court-ordered restitution payments to victims who moved and have not updated their home addresses with the co...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Owed money? In Westmoreland, some will get restitution on prepaid debit card

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A pilot program starting next month at the Westmoreland County Clerk of Courts office will give crime victims another option to access their restitution funds.

Read full May 22, 2018 Tribune-Review article Clerk of Courts
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Westmoreland County collects more than $100k in owed court fees through tax returns

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A new program diverts state tax refunds from criminal defendants who owe court costs, fees and restitution.

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