New Orleans Man, James Conrad, Jr., Charged With Stealing From Two Federal Agencies
U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that JAMES CONRAD, JR., age 49, a resident of New Orleans, was charged yesterday in a bill of information with theft of government funds.
According to the bill of information, from 1998 to 2013, CONRAD stole a total of $247,800 from the Social Security Administration and the Office of Personnel Management. If convicted, CONRAD faces up to ten years’ incarceration and a fine of up to twice the theft amount.
U.S. Attorney Polite reiterated that a bill of information is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Social Security Administration - Office of Inspector General and the Office of Personnel Management - Office of Inspector General in investigating this matter. Assistant U.S. Attorney Chandra Menon is in charge of this prosecution.