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Pair charged in theft from scrap metal business in North Manheim

Published On: Feb 20 2013 04:31:19 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 20 2013 05:59:30 PM EST

Two people conspired to bilk a scrap metal business in Schuylkill County out of more than $500,000, state police said.

NORTH MANHEIM TWP., Pa. -

Two people conspired to bilk a scrap metal business in Schuylkill County out of more than $500,000, state police said.

An employee at Weiner Iron and Metal on Route 61 in North Manheim Township  overpaid a scrap dealer for coppe, police said. 

The employee paid the dealer more than $614,000 between February 2011 and December of last year, police said.

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The employee was Sharon Mullin, 46, and the dealer was Chester Caldwell Jr., 31, police said. Both have been charged with theft and conspiracy.