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July 30, 2012

Man facing charges for spending spree

TREVOSE, Pa. (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania man is facing charges after he spent more than $60,000 that was accidentally deposited into his bank account by the bank, his lawyer said.

Joseph Bucci, 22, of Trevose, had $35.46 in his Wells Fargo account on March 5 and $69,300 on March 6, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Saturday.

Over the next month, Bucci spent all but about $2,000 on a used car, a computer, a camera, clothes, furniture, and a dog, and giving loans to friends and family, lawyer Michael Parlow said Friday.

"He spent a majority of the money helping family and friends," Parlow said. "He lent money to a lot of people."

The money was actually meant to be moved from the account of a law office to the account for an estate, but a bank teller accidentally entered Bucci's account number while processing the deposit.

A Wells Fargo investigator reported the missing money and Bucci's transactions -- which included a $12,000 withdrawal, written checks, and purchases made with his debit card -- to Bensalem police on May 12 and Bucci was charged a week and a half later with two felony counts of theft of lost property and receiving stolen property

Bucci waived his preliminary hearing before District Judge Joseph Falcone on the condition that he apply to a program for first-time, non-violent offenders, Parlow said. To qualify for the program, Bucci must show that he can repay the money and that he has stayed out of trouble.

After completing the program, Bucci's record would be cleared.

If he is convicted of the felony charges, he faces a maximum sentence of seven years in prison.

Bucci returned more than $14,000 by selling some of his purchases, including the car, and is working to repay the rest, Parlow said.

"He was a young, impressionable, naive, young kid," Parlow said, "who didn't realize the consequence of his actions."

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When things go wrong, as they seietmmos will,When the road you're trudging seems all uphill,When the funds are low and the debts are high,And you want to smile, but you have to sigh,When care is pressing you down a bit,Rest, if you must, but don't you quit.Life is queer with its twists and turns,As every one of us seietmmos learns,And many a failure turns about,When he might have won had he stuck it out;Don't give up though the pace seems slow You may succeed with another blow.Often the goal is nearer than,It seems to a faint and faltering man,Often the struggler has given up,When he might have captured the victor's cup,And he learned too late when the night slipped down,How close he was to the golden crown.Success is failure turned inside out The silver tint of the clouds of doubt,And you never can tell how close you are,It may be near when it seems so far,So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit It's when things seem worst that you must not quit.- Author unknownKeep the faith and keep looking UP! Psalm 121; John 12:32; Galatians 6:9


I wondered about this mylsef. I hope that she has some veteran assistants. I think Spenny was hurt by having some inexperienced assistant coaches. I'm also curious how much overlap there will be between the philosophies and styles of play between the Timbers and Thorns FC. How much interaction will Parlow Cone have with Porter and could he be a mentor in spite of his relative lack of experience and commitment to the Timbers? What resources will the two teams share that might make her transition easier? I hope that whoever is scouting players is building a team rather than picking individuals for their talent and athleticism. Spencer wasn't entirely wrong about having to fit square pegs into round holes. It seems like the players should be chosen to fit the strategies favored by the coach and a failure to select the right players has something to do with the Timbers' failures so far. That is a mistake I'm more worried about being repeated.


I do not think it would be fair to call this move a mistake. A posiiton such as this in a new league who's future is undetermined is not one that established coaches would covet. College coaches aren't likely to leave the stability of the NCAA and coaches in lower divisions are likely to be inexperienced as well or unwilling to relocate for a league that might not last. This cannot be an easy posiiton to fill and I would not liken it to the Spencer hiring.


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