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st. louis man sentenced on fraud charges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 18, 2014

St. Louis, MO - ANTHONY LAMONT WINTERS, of St. Louis, was sentenced to two years imprisonment for aggravated identity theft.  Winters appeared before Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr. in St. Louis.  Winters admitted to stealing credit card numbers from patrons of a Maplewood restaurant at which he was employed in January 2013.  Winters charged more than $12,000 to the stolen credit cards.  Winters had fled to New York City by the time he was apprehended and awaits trial on other stealing and identity theft related charges in New York City; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Arlington, Virginia; Chesapeake, Virginia; and Anne Arundel County, Maryland.  In addition to the term of imprisonment, Winters will be ordered to repay the stolen funds.

This case was investigated by the Maplewood Police Department with the assistance of Amtrak Police Department and the United States Marshals Service. Assistant United States Attorney Tom Albus handled the case for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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