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Westwego Man Pleads Guilty To Mail Fraud

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

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – KHANH BUI, age 43, a resident of Westwego, Louisiana, pled guilty to mail fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser. BUI will be sentenced on February 19, 2020 by the Honorable Susie Morgan.

According to court documents, BUI fraudulently obtained credit cards and false California driver’s licenses in order to obtain money and property from home improvement stores.

BUI faces 20 years of imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, and 3 years of supervised release.   

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

Updated November 13, 2019

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