United States Attorney David Capp

Northern District of Indiana

E. Ross Adair Federal Building & United States Courthouse

1300 South Harrison Street, Room 3128

Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3489

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         CONTACT: Mary L. Hatton July 10, 2013                                                                                                            PHONE: (219) 937-5603 www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/                                                                   Fax: (219) 852-2770






Fort Wayne, IN - The United 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 Indictment with false statements in application of social security benefits and theft of government property both occurring on or about November 2010 and continuing to on or about August 2012.   This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Social Security Administration and the United States Postal Inspection Service.   This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lovita Morris King.


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.


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