Wyomissing Man Charged Federally With Bank Robbery
Dragos Ungurean, 30, of Wyomissing, PA, was charged today by indictment with attempted bank robbery, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. According to the indictment, on March 19, 2012, Ungurean walked into the M & T Bank at 800 Penn Avenue in Wyomissing, threatened to blow up a bomb or explosive device attached to his person, and demanded money. Ungurean was subdued and handcuffed after a scuffle with an on-duty plain clothes investigator from the Wyomissing Police Department. The officer was utilizing the bank as a customer at the time of the attempted robbery. The bomb or explosive device was fake.
If convicted of the charge, Ungurean faces a maximum sentence of 20 years imprisonment. He also faces a maximum period of supervised release of three years, a $250,000 fine, and a $100 special assessment.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Allentown, PA Resident Agency, the Wyomissing, Berks County Police Department, and the Berks County District Attorney’s Office, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Ewald Zittlau.
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