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Fort Totten Man Sentenced for False Declarations before the Court

July 2, 2012

FARGO - U.S. Attorney Timothy Q. Purdon announced that on July 2, 2012, Robert Herman, Jr. of Fort Totten, N.D., was sentenced before U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Erickson on a charge of false declarations before the court.

Herman, Jr., 41, pleaded guilty on March 6, 2012, to lying under oath in U.S. District Court. Footage from a security video tape showed that Herman lied about his whereabouts and activities on Sept. 24, 2011.

Judge Erickson sentenced Herman, Jr. to 12 months’ imprisonment with six of those months to be served under electronic home monitoring, followed by three years of supervised release. Herman, Jr. was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Crime Victim's Fund.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Janice M. Morley prosecuted the case.







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