Irvington, AL asked in Criminal Law for Pennsylvania

Q: Does theftbydeception apply to a PA Youtuber who took superchat money from people and lied saying it goes to St Jude

If you search Diane's Channel Scam on YouTube you will find many videos on this subject. We estimate the total to be $30,000-60,000. The amount is too low for anyone to prosecute as fraud. Can individuals who gave money press charges in PA for theft by deception if they can prove they gave $50 or more? Or are there any others laws that would apply? Diane lives in PA. Would someone pressing charges have to live in PA also? Diane said many times on her channel that all her money from the channel goes to St. Jude. She recently stated that was not true. She lied and kept a lot of the money for herself. This has been extremely frustrating for the people in our YouTube community. Any advice you can give us about anything we can do would be greatly appreciated. She scammed all of us for more than 3 years. We are more interested in justice being served than recovering any money which we are sure is already gone.

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Contact the Attorney Generals fraud division.

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