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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, January 25, 2016

Eufaula Woman Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced KAY ANN FARROW, age 69, of Eufaula, Oklahoma, pled guilty to WIRE FRAUD, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343, punishable by not more than 20 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000.00 fine or both.

The Indictment alleged that on or about July 11, 2014, in Eufaula, Oklahoma, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma and elsewhere, KAY ANN FARROW, for the purpose of executing the scheme, caused to be transmitted by means of wire communication in interstate commerce writings, signs, signals, pictures, and sounds. It further alleged that on or about July 16, 2014, in Eufaula, Oklahoma, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma and elsewhere, the Defendant, for the purpose of executing the scheme, caused to be transmitted by means of wire communication in interstate commerce writings, signs, signals, pictures, and sounds. A Forfeiture Allegation is also included in the Indictment.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Eufaula Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, 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 Kristin Harrington represented the United States.

Topic: 
Financial Fraud
Updated February 4, 2016