News and Press Releases

Davis Shemeka Sentencing

November 28, 2011


BATON ROUGE, LA – United States Attorney Donald J. Cazayoux, Jr., announced that U.S. District Judge James Brady sentenced SHEMEKA R. DAVIS, 33, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to sixty (60) months in prison, to pay restitution of $83,314.41, and to three years supervised release after imprisonment.

DAVIS pled guilty on July 28, 2011, to bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. DAVIS was involved in a scheme to obtain the names and social security numbers of various individuals in order to fraudulently apply and use credit cards in these individuals’ names. The names and social security numbers were of both local residents, including Louisiana State University prospective students and staff, as well as of residents around the country. In all, DAVIS’ fraud involved approximately sixty-four (64) known individuals and twenty-two (22) financial institutions and totaled approximately $86,000 in loss.

The investigation of DAVIS was conducted by the United States Postal Inspection Service. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Rene Salomon and Shubhra Shivpuri.


Return to Top

Stay Connected: Visit us on Facebook or Twitter

Facebook Twitter
National Center for Disaster Fraud

If you have knowledge of fraud, waste, abuse, or allegations of mismanagement involving disaster relief operations, contact the National Center for Disaster Fraud toll free at: (866) 720-5721 or e-mail at:

Community Outreach

Giving Back to the Community through a variety of venues & initiatives.

Louisiana Law Enforcement for Gun Safety
Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee

Training and seminars for Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.

Project Safe Childhood

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

Justice 101