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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 11, 2013

Alleged Bank Robber Charged

Jermaine Coleman, 31, of Philadelphia, PA, was charged today by Indictment with three counts of bank robbery, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

According to the indictment, Coleman robbed the Alliance Bank at 9 East Baltimore Avenue in Lansdowne on March 7, 2013; the Alliance Bank at 201 South 69th Street in Upper Darby on March 9, 2013; and the Beneficial Savings Bank at 727 Church Lane in Yeadon on March 11, 2013.

If convicted of all counts, the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 60 years in prison,  a $750,000 fine, a three year period of supervised release, and a $300 special assessment.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Alicia M. Freind.

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1An Indictment is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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