Bankruptcy fraud

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 A local car salesman waiting to be sentenced for embezzling money from a car dealer is facing new charges.

After pleading guilty to stealing half a million dollars from community Chevrolet in Meadville.

44-year-old Doug Grooms is facing new bankruptcy fraud charges after not disclosing more than $6,000 when he filed for bankruptcy.

Grooms defense attorney says the money was located in a safe deposit box and was not accounted for during bankruptcy filings.

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