United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner
Eastern District of California
Fresno Man Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Commit Postal Crimes And Bank Fraud
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||
Monday, June 25, 2012
Docket #: 1:12-cr-00078-LJO-SKO
FRESNO, Calif. — Dang Vang, 31, of Fresno, pleaded guilty today to participating in a conspiracy to commit postal crimes and bank fraud, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
According to court documents, Dang Vang conspired with two other individuals to possess counterfeit postal keys and stolen postal mail and to commit bank fraud. Dang Vang admitted that as part of the conspiracy, he established bank accounts with a local bank under a victim’s name and deposited stolen checks into those accounts.
This case is the product of an extensive investigation by the United States Postal Inspection Service, the Fresno Police Department and the Fresno County District Attorney’s Office. Assistant United States Attorney Grant B. Rabenn is prosecuting the case. This case was brought as part of a joint-initiative led by the United States Attorney’s Office to combat identity theft crimes in the San Joaquin Valley.