|By Charles Thompson, The Patriot-News, Harrisburg, Pa.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
Paul J. Cero, 62, encouraged a
Cero told the couple they would be receiving monthly payments from the investment, police said.
The couple never received any monthly payments or other compensation from the investment. When they questioned Cero, they told investigators that he kept them at bay by telling them the money was tied up overseas, according to police reports.
A police investigation showed Cero is licensed to sell insurance in
The case came to light after the couple learned of similar incidents reported by two other families in
In both of those cases, Cero also is charged with defrauding insurance clients of
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