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Judge Sentences Carrolltown Woman to Probation for Conspiring to Launder Money

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 4, 2014

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of Carrolltown, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to two years probation on her conviction of conspiracy to commit money laundering, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Theresa A. Deckard, 60.

According to information presented to the court, from March 2008 to May 9, 2011, Deckard conspired to commit money laundering.

Assistant United States Attorney John J. Valkovci, Jr., prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

A joint task force, headed by the Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, conducted the investigation that led to the prosecution of Deckard. Other agencies participating on the task force include the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation, Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office, Cambria County District Attorney's Office, Carrolltown Police Department, Patton Police Department, Ebensburg Police Department, Portage Police Department and Paint Township Police Department.

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