News and Press Releases

Paducah Man Is Sentenced To 39 Months For Bank Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

– Ordered to pay $3,340.94 in restitution

August 10, 2011

PADUCAH, KY – A Paducah, Kentucky man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for bank fraud, followed by 24 months in prison for aggravated identity theft and ordered to pay $3,340.94 in restitution announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

William Demon Allen, age 30, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Paducah, Kentucky on January 4, 2011 and entered a guilty plea to all six counts of bank fraud and aggravated identity theft on May 10, 2011 in United States District Court, Paducah, Kentucky. Allen was sentenced by Chief Judge, Thomas B. Russell on August 9, 2011.

The indictment alleged that on and between September 1, 2007 and September 7, 2010, Allen fraudulently obtained three credit cards in the name of J.M., used those cards at different times and obtained services, products or money and also knowingly transferred, possessed, used without lawful authority the social security number of J.M.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David Sparks, and it was investigated by the United States Secret Service and the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department.

Return to Top

USAO Briefing Room
USAO Homepage
What Makes Schools Safer? Using science to discover what works. Federal funding available. Visit, keywords: 'comprehensive school safety intiative'
Stay Connected with Twitter
Project Safe Neighborhoods

Our nationwide commitment to reducing gun crime in America

Project Safe Childhood

Help us combat the proliferation of sexual exploitation crimes against children.

Prescription Drug Abuse

Combating Prescription Drug Abuse in Kentucky

Victim Witness Assistance

Making sure that victims of federal crimes are treated with compassion, fairness and respect

Rights for our Service Members

USAO in Spanish

Justice 101