United States Attorney David Capp

Northern District of Indiana

M01-204 S. Main Street

South Bend, Indiana  46601

Hammond                                                      South Bend                                           Fort Wayne

 
 

 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         CONTACT: Mary L. Hatton

March 14, 2013                                                                                   PHONE: (219) 937-5500

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

           

 

GUILTY VERDICT RETURNED IN SOUTH BEND DISTRICT COURT

 

 

                South Bend, Indiana -- United States Attorney David Capp announced:

 

Yulia Yurevna Abair, 43, of South Bend, Indiana, was found guilty at trial on all eight counts of an Indictment charging her with structuring transactions to evade reporting requirement.  According to documents filed by the government in this case, structuring includes breaking down a single sum of currency over $10,000 into smaller sums, or conducting a series of cash transactions all at or below $10,000, with the purpose of evading currency transaction reporting requirements. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Internal Revenue Service.  This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald Schmid.