United States Attorney David Capp Northern District of Indiana

5400 Federal Plaza, Suite 1500 Hammond, IN 46320

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mary L. Hatton February 11, 2010 PHONE: (219) 937-5603

Fax: (219) 852-2770


South Bend, IN—The United States Attorney's Office announced that a Grand Jury sitting in South Bend, Indiana, returned the following Indictment on February 11, 2010:

ANGELICA TATE, age 47, of Rochester, Indiana, was charged in a one count Indictment with one count of Theft of Government Funds. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Social Security Administration. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jesse M. Barrett, who can be reached at 574-236-8287 for any inquiries.

The specific sentence to be imposed upon conviction will be determined by the judge after a consideration of federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.

The United States Attorney's Office emphasized that an Indictment is merely an allegation and that all persons charged are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.