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San Francisco Man Sentenced To More Than Seven Years In Prison For Serial Bank Robbery

December 6, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO – Cory Todd was sentenced yesterday afternoon to 86 months in prison for committing five bank robberies in March and April of 2012, United States Attorney Melinda Haag announced.

On Sept. 5, 2012, Todd pleaded guilty to forcibly taking money from three banks: $1,810 from the Bank of Marin located at 368 Ignacio Boulevard in Novato, Calif., on March 28, 2012; $4,749 from Wells Fargo Bank located at 209 Strawberry Village in Strawberry, Calif. on March 30, 2012; and $3,026 from the US Bank located at 41298 Paseo Padre Parkway in Fremont, Calif. on April 5, 2012. He also pled guilty to attempting to take money from two other banks: the Citi Bank located at 230 Bon Air Center Road in Greenbrae, Calif. On March 30, 2012; and the Luther Savings Bank located at 4546 El Camino Real in Los Altos, Calif., on April 5, 2012.

Todd, 24, of San Francisco, was charged by indictment on June 12, 2012, with three counts of armed bank robbery, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2113(d); and two counts of bank robbery, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2113(a).

The sentence was handed down by U.S. District Court Judge Charles R. Breyer. Judge Breyer also sentenced Todd to a three-year period of supervised release. The defendant has been in custody since his arrest on April 10, 2012.

Assistant United States Attorney Randy Luskey prosecuted the case, with the assistance of Daniel Charlier-Smith. The prosecution is the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and various local police departments.





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