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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 19, 2018

Irving, Texas, Man Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Wire Fraud

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Miguel Leon Bejarano, age 25, of Irving, Texas pled guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1349, punishable by not more than 30 years imprisonment, up to a $1,000,000.00 fine, or both.  
                
The Indictment alleged that in or about November, 2017, to on or about March 27, 2018, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma and elsewhere, the defendant, did knowingly and wilfully conspire, with other persons known and unknown to the Grand Jury, to commit an offense, that is, to transmit or cause to be transmitted by means of a wire communication, in interstate commerce, writings, signs, signals, pictures, and sounds in order to obtain money by means of false and fraudulent pretenses, representations, and promises. 

The charges arose from an investigation by the Lighthorse Police Department, the Waxahachie Police Department, and the United States Secret Service.  

The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report. 

Assistant United States Attorney Shannon Henson represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Financial Fraud
Updated July 26, 2018