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Local woman sentenced involving stolen money from ATM Solutions robbery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 23, 2012

St. Louis, MO - Yolanda Willis was sentenced to 20 months in prison for making false statements to the FBI about her assistance in the removal and concealment of millions of dollars of stolen money from the robbery of ATM Solutions. Willis was paid $25,000 to help Latunya Wright move money hidden in a Bellefontaine Neighbors storage unit.

YOLANDA WILLIS pled guilty April 7, 2011. She appeared today for sentencing before United States District Judge Jean C. Hamilton.

The following co-defendants previously pled and were sentenced:

  • Latunya Wright, St. Louis, MO, was sentenced to 51 months on May 3 involving her purchase of a Hummer to drive and hide the stolen money in a locker.
  • Annkesha Welch, St. Louis, MO, was sentenced April 2 to 18 months on one felony count of transportation of stolen property.
  • Candi Goodson was sentenced April 9 to 18 months in prison on one felony count of conspiracy to transport stolen property,
  • Cathy Goodson was sentenced April 9 to one year of probation for lying to a federal agent.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Tom Mehan is handling the case for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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