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Philadelphia Man charged With assaulting a federal officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 28, 2012

 

Francesco Riccio, 51, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was charged today by indictment with assaulting a Customs and Border Protection officer at the Philadelphia Airport, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of eight years imprisonment and a $250,000.

The case was investigated by the Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Richard A. Lloret.

UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, EASTERN DISTRICTof PENNSYLVANIA
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
PATTY HARTMAN, Media Contact, 215-861-8525

 

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