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Arizona Man Sentenced for Failure to Pay Child Support

May 17, 2013
Contact: Ace Crawford
605-343-2913 ext. 2101

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Laveen, Arizona man charged with Failure to Pay Legal Child Support was sentenced on May 13, 2013 by U.S. District Court Judge Karen E. Schreier.

Ray Young, age 49, was sentenced to 8 months’ home confinement, 5 years of probation, a $100.00 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund, and child support restitution in the amount of $14,542.98.

Young was indicted for failing to pay over $13,199.00 past due child support by a federal grand jury on April 4, 2012. He was ordered by the Arizona Superior Court, Maricopa County, AZ, to pay $117.00 per month for his minor child, commencing February 1, 2005. At the time of indictment, he had not made a child support payment since March of 2009, and the total arrearage amount was $13,199.98. He pled guilty to the charge on May 13, 2013.

This case was investigated the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General. Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas J. Wright prosecuted the case.



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