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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Philadelphia Man Charged With Bank Robbery

Nicholas Aquilante, 49, of Philadelphia, PA, was charged today by indictment, January 21, 2014, with bank robbery, announced U.S. Attorney Zane David Memeger. The indictment charges that Aquilante committed a robbery of Republic Bank, located at 833 Chestnut Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on July 5, 2013.

If convicted, Aquilante faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, three years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.

This case has been investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Philadelphia Police Department. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas M. Zaleski.

Click here to view the indictment

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

UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, EASTERN DISTRICTof PENNSYLVANIA
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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