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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 6, 2017

Eufaula Man Sentenced To 30 Months, $544,000 Restitution For Wire Fraud

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that CRAIG DUANE GREENLEE, age 34, of Eufaula, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 30 months imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release for WIRE FRAUD, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343.

The Information alleged that beginning in or about 2012 and continuing through April 2016, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma and elsewhere, CRAIG DUANE GREENLEE, knowingly, and with the intent to defraud, devised and executed a scheme to defraud the victim by falsely representing that the victim could obtain a farm tractor and trailer. GREENLEE continued to use wire communications to defraud multiple victims of over $500,000.00. The court ordered restitution in the amount of $544,000.00 to be paid to the victims.

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 out on bond until reporting to the designated Bureau of Prisons facility on May 9, 2017, at which the nonparoleable sentence will be served.

Acting United States Attorney Douglas A. Horn represented the United States.

Topic: 
Financial Fraud
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Updated April 6, 2017