(UPDATE) Tollefson Expected to Plead Guilty

His trial had been scheduled to start today.

[Update 9:55 a.m.] Laurie Mason Schroeder of The Morning Call tweets that Tollefson is pre-empting trial with a guilty plea, but she doesn’t specify which charges he’s pleading to.






[Original 9:10 am] Don Tollefson, the troubled former Philly sportscaster, goes on trial today for charges he stole money from sports fans who thought they were buying travel packages to major sporting events.

NBC 10 reports: “Tollefson allegedly funneled money he raised on behalf of charitable organizations into his bank accounts, prosecutors said. In all, the former FOX29 and 6ABC sports anchor, stole more than $100,000 from dozens of victims, according to prosecutors.”

The trial is scheduled to start today in Bucks County.

Previously: Don Tollefson’s Last Stand