U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
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Recent News About U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Jason Ehrhart, age 48, of Thompsontown, Pennsylvania, and Jason’s former wife, Laurie Ehrhart, age 48, of Newport, Pennsylvania, were charged with defrauding a disabled Veteran, the Veteran’s Administration, and the Social Security Administration out of $316,360.
A Harrisburg, Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division, Acting Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey H. Wood of the Justice Department’s Environmental and Natural Resources Division, EPA Criminal Investigation Division Director Jessica Taylor, and U.S. Attorney David J. Freed for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Henry Okpalefe, age 50, currently incarcerated and formerly of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, was sentenced to 216 months’ imprisonment and three years’ supervised release by United States District Court Judge John E. Jones, III, for conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering.