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

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Lindsey Man Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that CODY DILLON CORDELL, age 27, of Lindsey, Oklahoma, pled guilty to an Information charging him with WIRE FRAUD, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343.

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

The Information alleged that on or about March 13, 2013 to on or about March 15, 2013, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma and elsewhere, the defendant, CODY DILLON CORDELL devised and intended to devise a scheme and artifice to defraud Action Petroleum Services Corp. to obtain money and property by means of materially false and fraudulent pretenses, representations and promises.

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, accepted the defendant’s guilty plea, and ordered the completion of a presentence report.  Sentencing will be scheduled upon its completion.  The defendant remains on bond pending sentencing.

The statutory range of punishment is up to 20 years imprisonment, a fine of up to $250,000.00 or both.

First Assistant United States Attorney Doug Horn represented the United States.

Updated April 27, 2015