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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

Friday, April 19, 2019

New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Bank Robbery

U.S.  Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that AARON RUDOLPH, age 26, of New Orleans, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank robbery in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 371.

According to the court documents, RUDOLPH conspired with his co-defendant, JOHN RUDOLPH, to rob the First Bank and Trust, in Hammond, Louisiana, of approximately $10,490.96.

RUDOLPH faces a maximum term of imprisonment of five years, and/or a fine of up to $250,000.  Following any term of imprisonment, RUDOLPH may be placed on supervised release for a period of up to three years.  In addition, a mandatory $100 special assessment will be assessed.  U.S. District Court Judge Barry W. Ashe set sentencing for RUDOLPH for July 25, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in investigating this matter.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Maria M. Carboni is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated April 19, 2019