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

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Coweta Man Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced today that JESSE KENT COX, age 34, of Coweta, Oklahoma, pled guilty to WIRE FRAUD, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343, punishable by not more than 20 years of imprisonment, up to a $250,000 fine or both.


The Indictment alleged that on or about January 1, 2016, and continuing until on or about March 28, 2016, the defendant, JESSE KENT COX, devised and intended to devise a scheme to defraud persons to obtain money and property by means of materially false and fraudulent pretenses, representations and promises.


Charges arose from an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.


The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the guilty plea and ordered the completion of a presentence report. Sentencing will be scheduled following its completion.


Assistant United States Attorney Rob Wallace represented the United States.

Financial Fraud
Updated October 13, 2016