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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Indiana

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Federal Grand Jury In Fort Wayne Returns Indictment

FortWayne,IN - TheUnited States Attorney's Office announced that a Grand Jury sitting in Fort Wayne, Indiana, returned the following Indictment on June 26, 2013:

Cheryl Green, 50, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, is charged in a two count Indictmentwithfalse statementsinapplicationof socialsecuritybenefitsandtheftofgovernmentpropertyboth occurring on or about November 2010 and continuing to on or about August 2012.This charge wasfiledasaresultofaninvestigationbytheSocialSecurityAdministrationandtheUnitedStates PostalInspectionService.ThiscasehasbeenassignedtoandwillbeprosecutedbyAssistant United States Attorney Lovita Morris King.

TheUnitedStatesAttorney'sOfficeemphasizedthatanIndictmentismerelyanallegation and that all persons charged are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.

If convicted in court, any specific sentence to be imposed willbedetermined by the judge after a consideration of federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.

Updated April 30, 2015