Don Tollefson

(Don Tollefson, in file photo.  Credit: CBS)

Don Tollefson Withdraws Guilty Plea, Will Represent Himself at Fraud Trial

Tollefson, a longtime sports anchor for WPVI-TV, is accused of pocketing money that others had paid him for sports travel packages.

12/15/2014

(Photo credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

94WIP Morning Show Winners And Weasels For October 3rd, 2014

Angelo Cataldi picked Flyers fans as his winners of the week and Brady Hoke as his weasel of the week.

Sportsradio 94WIP–10/03/2014

(File photo: Don Tollefson speaks with CBS3 reporter.)

EXCLUSIVE: Don Tollefson Speaks Exclusively To Eyewitness News About Guilty Plea

The former television sportscaster admitted that he ripped off charities and individuals by offering to sell them sports travel packages to big games and then failing to deliver the merchandise.

09/29/2014

(Don Tollefson, in brown suit, exits a courtroom in Bucks County following his guilty plea.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Sportscaster Don Tollefson Pleads Guilty To Fraud Charges

Tollefson pleaded guilty to theft and related charges for stealing, according to prosecutors, more than $300,000 from more than 200 people.

09/29/2014

(Don Tollefson leaves District Court in Warminster, Pa., after being held for trial on fraud charges.   Photo by Brad Segall)

Sportscaster Don Tollefson Waives Hearing on Fraud Charges

Prosecutors say they had seven witnesses ready to go who would have told the judge they contracted with the Tollefson, 61, for sports packages and gave him money, but never received anything.

05/29/2014

(Don Tollefson, center, on Feb. 18th, 2014.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Sportscaster Don Tollefson Going From Jail To Treatment Facility Ahead of Fraud Hearing

Prosecutors say Tollefson, 61, took more than $100,000 from dozens of people over the course of three years, soliciting money for a number of charities but never delivering on promises made.

03/26/2014

(Don Tollefson, center, on Feb. 18th, 2014.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Philly Mag Writer Shares Details On Contents Of Tollefson’s Storage Lockers, And They’re Not Pretty

“When they opened the gate of the first one, it was pretty packed out to the front of the unit where you couldn’t get in and see anything. It looked most like trash. The other unit looked a little bit more promising, but frankly, they were both filthy,” Fiorillo said.

02/25/2014

(Interested parties await the start of an auction for two storage units containing items belonging to Don Tollefson.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Don Tollefson’s Storage Lockers, Car Auctioned Off As He Sits In Jail

“Six hundred once. Six hundred twice. Sold for $600.” It was like the TV show Storage Wars — on Columbus Boulevard!

02/24/2014

(Don Tollefson, center, on Feb. 18th, 2014.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Bail For Sportscaster Don Tollefson Reduced As He Tries To Get Out of Jail

The 61-year-old former television sportscaster and Philadelphia media personality was taken to prison yesterday after failing to post the required ten percent of his $250,000 bail.

02/19/2014

Stigall Show Log 2.19.14

Chris covers the arrest of former sportscaster Don Tollefson, President Obama’s touting of trade schools, and Pizza Hut’s offer to a West Chester University student. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/19/2014

Don Tollefson, far right. (credit: Ileana Diaz)

Former Sports Broadcaster Don Tollefson Turns Himself In On Felony Charges

Former Philadelphia broadcaster and media personality Don Tollefson turned himself in on felony charges Tuesday morning.

02/18/2014

(Don Tollefson, in undated publicity photo.)

Fraud Probe of Sportscaster Don Tollefson is Confirmed By Authorities

Warminster police and the Bucks County district attorney’s office say they are looking into a growing number of claims that Tollefson sold sports packages at charity events but never delivered the goods.

10/18/2013

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