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Maryland Woman Charged for Role in Million Dollar Fraud at New Orleans Marine Forces Reserve Facility

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

NEW ORLEANS – United States Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that KAMILA HORAKOVA DUDLEY (“DUDLEY”), age 42, of Silver Spring, Maryland, was indicted on August 17, 2023. 

As charged in the indictment, DUDLEY defrauded the United States Navy by the submission of fraudulent invoices for services allegedly provided at Marine Forces Reserve (MARFORRES) in New Orleans, Louisiana.  DUDLEY was charged with one (1) count of Wire Fraud in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343.  If convicted, DUDLEY faces a maximum penalty of  twenty (20) years imprisonment, a fine of up to $250,000.00, or the greater of twice the gross gain to the defendant or twice the gross loss to any person under Title 18, United States Code , Section 3571, up to three (3) years of supervised release , restitution to the victim, and a $100 mandatory special assessment fee. 

U.S. Attorney Evans reiterated that the indictment is merely a charge and that the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

U.S. Attorney Evans commended the special agents of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, the Defense Criminal Investigative Service, and members of the Defense Contract Audit Agency. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Andre Lagarde of the Public Integrity Unit.


Shane M. Jones

Public Information Officer

United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

United States Department of Justice

Updated September 1, 2023

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