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July 13, 2007 - United States Attorney Patrick L. Meehan today announced the filing of an information* charging Per Anders Jacobsson with two counts of wire fraud, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1343. The information alleges that Jacobsson engaged in a scheme to defraud SKF USA, Inc. (“SKF”) of Norristown, Pennsylvania, out of approximately $822,510.59 by approving for payment false and fraudulent invoices. During the time of the scheme, Jacobsson was employed by SKF as a Director of Marketing Communications in Elgin, Illinois.


DEFENDANT


ADDRESS


AGE [Date of Birth]

Per A. Jacobsson
Pingree Grove, IL
33

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 20 years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, and three years of supervised release.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and has been assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Karen M. Klotz.


UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
EASTERN DISTRICT, PENNSYLVANIA
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Contact:
RICH MANIERI
Media Contact
215.861.8525

*An Indictment or Information is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

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