St. Petersburg, FL (December 2, 2018) - A Texas man was arrested on Friday, November 30th after being accused of using an internet scheme to steal more than $37,000 from a little league in Florida.
The Florida Office of Financial Regulation announced the charges against Daniel Ptak. Ptak owns an online payment service company. Officials allege that Ptak's company accepted payments from approximately 250 families in Florida for the Northeast Little League team, based in St. Petersburg.
The payments were supposed to be used for payment of league expenses. However, police allege that Ptak misappropriated the funds and used them for himself instead. Ptak was charged with grand theft. There is no word on his bond amount or whether he remains in custody at this time.
St. Petersburg Theft Crime Laws
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