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Two Charged with Multiple Counts of Fraud

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 7, 2012

 

Talika Matthews Lennard, 32, of Queens, New York, and Seemon Georges, 32, of
Allentown, Pennsylvania, were charged today by Indictment1 with one count of conspiracy, two
counts of wire fraud and aiding and abetting wire fraud, one count of making false statements to the
federal government and aiding and abetting the making of false statements to the federal government,
two counts of fraud and aiding and abetting fraud in a loan and credit application, and three counts
of making false statements and otherwise providing false documents and information to obtain a loan
insured by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), announced United
States Attorney Zane David Memeger. In addition to these nine charges, Ms. Lennard also was
charged with two additional counts of mail fraud and aiding and abetting mail fraud.


If convicted of all charges, Lennard faces a maximum possible sentence of 156 years
imprisonment, five years supervised release, a fine of $4,750,000, and a $1,100 statutory assessment.
Georges faces a maximum possible sentence of 116 years imprisonment, five years supervised
release, a fine of $3,750,000, and a $900 statutory assessment.


The case was investigated by HUD’s Office of the Inspector General and the Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation’s Office of the Inspector General and is being prosecuted by Assistant United
States Attorney Mark B. Dubnoff.



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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