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U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA: Former Department of Veterans Affairs Employee Pleads Guilty to Fraud Against His Former Employer

By Press release submission | Aug 16, 2018

U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Shawn Edmonds, a 43-year old resident of Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty before the Honorable Gerald J. Pappert to five counts of wire fraud and three counts of aggravated identify theft related to a scheme to defraud the Department of Veterans Affairs of over $800,000.

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA: Co-Conspirator of Reputed “Godfather of Payday Lending” Sentenced to Prison and Ordered to Forfeit $9,621,800

By Press release submission | Aug 11, 2018

U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Adrian Rubin, 61, of Jenkintown, was sentenced to 37 months’ imprisonment and three years’ supervised release, ordered to pay a $100,000 fine and $400 special assessment, and ordered to forfeit $9,621,800 in proceeds from his crimes.

U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA: Second Postal Carrier Sentenced Prison for Delivering Marijuana Packages to Drug Dealers

By Press release submission | Aug 11, 2018

United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that a second U.S. Postal carrier was sentenced to prison for taking bribes in exchange for delivering packages containing marijuana to drug dealers. Steven C. Williams, 43, of Philadelphia, was sentenced to 15 months’ imprisonment.

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