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Brookline Man Accused of Scamming Hines Ward Waives Hearing

Formal arraignment has been scheduled for March, 11, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

from former Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward has waived his right to a preliminary hearing, according to a report by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Formal arraignment for Joshua R. Van Auker, 26, of Brookline, is scheduled for March 11 in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court. He has been charged with two felony counts of attempted extortion.

To read the full report from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, click here.

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natalie January 31, 2013 at 12:16 PM
Why put a picture of Hines Ward with the story??? If there is a theft or crime , you usually have a picture of the person who allegedly comitted the crime! You are always so eager to ruin peoples' lives with inaccurate stories with incomplete details!
Ed M January 31, 2013 at 12:41 PM
Maybe because he is part of the story????? What is inaccurate?
Erin Faulk January 31, 2013 at 01:05 PM
"anybody," As stated in the article, the complete story was published by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and there are two links to that complete story within this article.

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