United States Attorney David Capp

Northern District of Indiana

5400 Federal Plaza, Suite 1500

Hammond, Indiana 46320

Hammond                                                 South Bend                                               Fort Wayne

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         CONTACT: Mary L. Hatton

April 15, 2011                                                                                     PHONE: (219) 937-5500

www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/                                                                    Fax: (219) 852-2770 






Hammond, Indiana—The United States Attorney's Office announced the following:


Jose Camacho, 53, of East Chicago, Indiana, was sentenced by Senior Judge James Moody to 30 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release after being found guilty at trial of counts one and two of an indictment charging him with conspiracy commit theft of federal program funds, and theft of federal program funds. Camacho was ordered to pay $14,405 in restitution, and a $50,000 fine. He was ordered to report to the Bureau of Prisons on May 16, 2011 to begin serving his sentence. This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation with assistance from the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation, and the United States Department of Labor-Office of the Inspector General. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys David Nozick and Gary Bell.