Mummers official accused of stealing $500 from his employer

    A prominent official in the world of mumming has been charged with forging nearly half a million dollars in checks and pocketing the cash.

    Until recently, John R. Pignotti Jr. led the String Band Association and has been a member for Hegeman String Band for most of his life. According to Fox29, none of booty was mummers’ money but involved a payroll scheme Pignotti ran at a security firm.

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