Pretrial hearing delayed


YOUNGSTOWN

A Friday pretrial hearing for downtown property developer Dominic Marchionda and his affiliated businesses on 105 criminal counts was postponed until April 3.

Marchionda of Poland has pleaded not guilty to the charges, which include engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity, money laundering, aggravated theft, tampering with records, telecommunications fraud and receiving stolen property.

The Oct. 2, 2017, indictment accused him of a Ponzi scheme “to funnel government money” to himself through the businesses “to live his lavish lifestyle and enrich himself.”

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