U.S. Attorney's Office
Western District of Pennsylvania
September 3, 2014

Cambria County Man Sentenced to Probation with Home Detention for Conspiring to Launder Drug Money

JOHNSTOWN, PA—A resident of Northern Cambria, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to five years’ probation, the first 12 months of which must be served by conditions of home confinement, and 500 hours of community service on his conviction of conspiracy to commit money laundering, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Timothy S. Golby, 47.

According to information presented to the court, from March 2008 to May 9, 2011, Golby conspired to commit money laundering. In addition, evidence presented to the Court at the time of Golby’s sentencing reflected that Golby conspired with George M. Lowmaster and others to conduct financial transactions involving proceeds generated through Lowmaster’s drug distribution organization with the intent to conceal the source of the proceeds and with the intent to promote the carrying on of Lowmaster’s drug distribution organization.

Assistant United States Attorney John J. Valkovci, Jr., prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the joint task force, headed by the Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Golby. Other agencies participating on the task force include the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation, Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office, Cambria County District Attorney’s Office, Carrolltown Police Department, Patton Police Department, Ebensburg Police Department, Portage Police Department and Paint Township Police Department.

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