Marietta Man Pleads Guilty To Aggravated Identity Theft
MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Lane Edward Miller, age 26, of Marietta, Oklahoma, pled guilty to Aggravated Identity Theft, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1028A(a)(1) and 2, punishable by up to 2 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000.00 fine, or both.
The Indictment alleged that on or about May 6, 2017, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendants, did knowingly transfer, possess and use, without lawful authority, a means of identification of another person, S.D., during and in relation to a felony violation enumerated in 18 U.S.C. § 1028A(c), to wit: Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §§ 1343 and 1349, knowing that the means of identification belonged to another actual person.
The charges arose from an investigation by the Marietta Police Department, the Love County Sheriff’s Office, the United States Postal Inspection Service, and the United States Secret Service.
The Honorable Kimberly E. West, 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 Rob Wallace represented the United States.