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California Man Sentenced to Two Years for Identity Theft

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Arizona

     PHOENIX – Earlier this month, Kevin Matthew Bianchi, 47 of Petaluma, Calif., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge David L. Rayes to two years’ imprisonment for aggravated identity theft and credit card fraud. Bianchi had previously pleaded guilty to both charges.


      Bianchi was involved with others, in perpetrating fraudulent schemes in California and Arizona. Bianchi possessed and used counterfeit credit cards and driver’s licenses to defraud the United States Postal Service in an amount exceeding $19,000 in Arizona.


       The investigation in this case was conducted by by the United States Postal Inspection Service. The prosecution was handled by Charles F. Hyder, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.


CASE NUMBER:                CR-17-00323-PHX-DLR         

RELEASE NUMBER:         2017-114_Bianchi

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Updated November 28, 2017

Identity Theft
Press Release Number: 2017-114_Bianchi / CR-17-00323-PHX-DLR