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Verona Man Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison For Fraud Scheme

July 16, 2010

PITTSBURGH, Pa. ‑ Acting United States Attorney Robert S. Cessar announced today, July 16, 2010, that Robert J. McCully, III, a resident of Verona, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court in Pittsburgh to 18 months in prison followed by three years supervised release on his conviction of Access Device Fraud.

United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed the sentence on McCully, age 37.

According to information presented to the court by Assistant United States Attorney Shaun E. Sweeney, McCully used the name, Social Security number, and other identification of an individual with a name similar to his own to apply for credit to purchase goods and to apply for a loan to purchase a property.

Mr. Cessar commended the United States Secret Service for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of McCully.

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