Two Charged With Bank Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft
Clifford Womack, 32, and Marivel Rosa, 28, both of Philadelphia, were charged today by Indictment with one count of bank fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. Womack was also charged with one count of obstruction of justice. According to the indictment, the defendants conspired to cash forged checks that were created from legitimate checks drawn on a Philadelphia area law practice.
If convicted, Womack faces a maximum sentence of 52 years imprisonment, with a two year mandatory minimum, a five-year term of supervised release, a $1.5 million, and a $300 special assessment. If convicted, Rosa faces a maximum sentence of 32 years imprisonment, with a two year mandatory minimum, a five-year term of supervised release, a $1.25 million fine, and a $200 special assessment.
The case was investigated by the United States Secret Service, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Paul G. Shapiro.
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