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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Grand Prairie, Texas Man Sentenced To 6 Months For Bank Fraud

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that ISSAC YEBOAH, age 30, of Grand Prairie, Texas, was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment, and 3 years of supervised release for BANK FRAUD, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1344(2) and 2; and for UNLAWFUL TRANSFER, POSSESSION OR USE OF A MEANS OF IDENTIFICATION, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1028(a)(7) and 2.

The Indictment alleged that on or about March 18, 2016, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did knowingly obtain moneys and funds owned by and under the custody and control of CreditONE, a financial institution as defined by Title 18, United States Code, Section 20, whose deposits were insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, by means of false pretenses and representations, by using an unauthorized credit card.

The indictment further alleged that on the same date, the defendant did knowingly possess in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, without lawful authority, a means of identification of another person, knowing that the means of identification belonged to another actual person, with the intent to commit, or to aid or abet or in connection with, Bank Fraud.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Murray County Sheriff’s Office, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, and the United States Secret Service.

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 Melody Nelson represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Financial Fraud
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Updated February 3, 2017