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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 5, 2020

New Orleans Man Sentenced For Conspiracy to Commit Bank Robbery

NEW ORLEANS – Peter G. Strasser announced that JOHN RUDOLPH, age 46, of New Orleans, was sentenced for conspiracy to commit bank robbery in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 371.

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

U. S. District Court Judge Barry W. Ashe sentenced RUDOLPH to serve (60) months in prison, to be followed by (3) years of supervised release, and restitution to the First Bank and Trust in the amount of $10,496.00.  Judge Ashe also imposed a $100.00 dollar special assessment fee.

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 March 5, 2020