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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Coweta Man Sentenced To 14 Months, $52,000 Restitution For Wire Fraud

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that JESSE KENT COX, age 35, of Coweta, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 14 months imprisonment, and 3 years of supervised release for WIRE FRAUD, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343. He was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $52,250.00.

The Indictment alleged that from 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, and to obtain money and property by means of materially false and fraudulent pretenses, representations and promises.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. The defendant will remain in custody pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which the nonparoleable sentence will be served.

Assistant United States Attorney Rob Wallace represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Securities, Commodities, & Investment Fraud
Updated August 23, 2017