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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mary L. Hatton January 25, 2013 PHONE: (219) 937-5603 www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/ Fax: (219) 852-2770
FEDERAL GRAND JURY IN FORT WAYNE RETURNS INDICTMENT
Fort Wayne, INCThe United States Attorney's Office announced that a Grand Jury sitting in Fort Wayne, Indiana, returned the following Indictment on January 23, 2013:
Sheila Robinson, 48, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, is charged in a ten count Indictment with wire fraud on or about February 13, 2012, February 15, 2012, and August 6, 2012; mail fraud on or about July 27, 2012, making a false claim on or about February 13, 2012, February 15, 2012, and August 6, 2012, and aggravated identity theft on or about February 13, 2012, February 15, 2012, and August 6, 2012. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the Internal Revenue Service and United States Postal Inspection Service. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lovita Morris King and Deborah M. Leonard.
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.