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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Philadelphia Man Charged With Bank Fraud

Robert Von Ryan, 37, of Philadelphia, was charged yesterday by information with one count of bank fraud, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  According to the information, while guarding the cars of Philadelphia Eagles football players, the defendant took bank account information belonging to one of the players and used the bank information to transfer more than $225,000 from the account.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 30 years imprisonment, a $1,000,000 fine, five years of supervised release and a $100 special assessment.

The case was investigated by the United States Secret Service, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Linwood C. Wright, Jr.

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

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