Ex-councilman guilty of stealing $500K from parents

Wednesday September 26th 2012
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He embezzled the money through a variety of tricks and schemes, and the victims were his elderly parents.

Such cases aren’t all that unusual, Chester County District Attorney Thomas Hogan said this morning, but what set the case apart was the amount involved – over $500,000.

A Chester County Court jury on Monday convicted Boyd C. Davis Jr., a member of a county heating-oil dynasty and former West Chester councilman, of 80 counts of theft and fraud in what District Attorney Thomas Hogan called a “shocking abuse of trust.”

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This is an article written by Anthony R. Wood and published in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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