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 Hatton

May 17, 2013                                                                                      DESK: (219) 937-5603

www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/                                                                   CELL: (219) 314-9993







            South Bend, Indiana —The United States Attorney’s Office announced the following activity in Federal Court:




Ø  Michael A Volpe, 44, of Staten Island, New York, pled guilty before Magistrate Judge Christopher Nuechterlein to the felony offense of wire fraud and money laundering.  Magistrate Nuechterlein  is recommending that the district court accept the tendered guilty plea.  Parties have 10 days in which to object to the magistrate judge’s recommendation. This charge was filed as a result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Indiana State Police.  Sentencing is set for 8/15/2013 10:00 AM in US District Court - South Bend before Judge Jon E DeGuilio.  This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Donald Schmid.