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AUSA VICKIE E. LEDUC or
MARCIA MURPHY at 410-209-4885
March 24, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED BALTIMORE ROBBER ADMITS
TO ROBBING OR ATTEMPTING TO ROB 10 BANKS IN 25 DAYS
Hit Two Banks in Six Minutes
Baltimore, Maryland - Frederick McMillan, age 39, of Baltimore, who was previously convicted in federal court of bank robbery, pleaded guilty today to bank robbery.
The plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; Special Agent in Charge Richard A. McFeely of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; Baltimore City State’s Attorney Patricia C. Jessamy; and Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III.
According to McMillan’s plea agreement, from July 2 to 27, 2009, McMillan demanded money on 10 occasions from bank tellers at M&T Bank, Bank of America, Wachovia Bank, Suntrust Bank, Citibank and First Mariner Bank, all located in Baltimore. McMillan threatened to shoot one teller, and claimed in seven of his demand notes that he had a gun. McMillan stole a total of $23,956. On July 27, 2009 at 11:30 a.m. McMillan entered Citibank, located at 6 Saint Paul Street, and fled without any money after the teller pulled an alarm and walked away. At 11:36 a.m. that same day, McMillan enterd First Mariner Bank, located at 300 North Charles St., where he stole money.
McMillan turned himself in on July 28, 2009.
McMillan faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. U.S. District Judge William D. Quarles, Jr. scheduled sentencing for June 21, 2010 at 1:00 p.m.
Mr. Rosenstein commended Assistant U.S. Attorney Judson T. Mihok, who prosecuted the case.