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New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

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

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – JASON PICK, age 38, a resident of New Orleans, Louisiana, pled guilty on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 to a one-count bill of information for wire fraud announced U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser. The defendant is scheduled to be sentenced before the Honorable Eldon E. Fallon on December 5, 2019.

According to court documents, PICK was employed as an accountant for Company A between August 2016 and June 2018. Part of PICK’s duties was handling the credit card accounts of Company A. Without authorization, PICK used Company A’s credit cards for his own personal expenses. In total, PICK stole approximately $140,791.21 from Company A.  

If convicted, PICK faces 20 years of imprisonment, (3) three years of supervised release, a $250,000 fine and a $100.00 special assessment fee.

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the United States Secret Service in investigating this matter.  The prosecution of this case is being handled by Assistant U. S. Attorney G. Dall Kammer, Supervisor, General Crimes.

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Updated August 22, 2019

Financial Fraud