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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

William J. Ihlenfeld, II
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


1125 Chapline Street, Federal Building, Suite 3000 ● Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 234-0100 ● Contact: Fawn E. Thomas, Public Affairs Specialist

October 12, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Valley Head Resident Enters Plea to Embezzlement Charge

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA — A 40 year old Valley Head, West Virginia, resident entered a plea of guilty on October 11, 2011, in United States District Court in Elkins before Magistrate Judge John S. Kaull.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that: ANGELA A. GOULD entered a plea of guilty to one count of embezzlement in Randolph County. GOULD embezzled United States currency in an amount exceeding $1,000 during each of the years 2009 and 2010 and made approximately $59,141 in unauthorized charges to the victim’s two credit cards to cover up the embezzlement. GOULD, who is free on bond pending sentencing, faces a maximum exposure of 10 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Stephen D. Warner and was investigated by the Elkins Detachment of the West Virginia State Police.

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