Don Tollefson was charged with theft on Tuesday after turning himself in to Warminster Police, in Bucks County. Tollefson was a former sports broadcaster for WPVI-TV, the ABC affiliate in Philadelphia, and WXTF or Fox 29.
Tollefson was charged with defrauding 100 investors for a estimated total of $100,000. Investors would purchase sports packages for what they thought would be going to charity or benefit the Special Olympics , Tolleson allegedly took the money for trips to sporting events like the Super Bowl. He failed to refund or come up with the paid trips. Investors claim he was unable to file the required paperwork to accept charitable contributions. A magistrate set bail at $250,000. He was unable to post bail at this time.