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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, February 12, 2018

McLoud Woman Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Ksenia Ura Gubareva, age 38, of McLoud, Oklahoma, pled guilty to Wire Fraud, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1343, punishable by not more than 30 years imprisonment, up to a $1,000,000.00 fine, or both. A copy of the full indictment can be found online at https://www.justice.gov/usao-edok/press-release/file/1025361/download.   
                
The Indictment alleged that from on or about May 23, 2017, through June 9, 2017, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, and others known and unknown to the Grand Jury, conspired to commit offenses against the United States, that is: To obtain money and property by means of materially false pretenses, representations and promises, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1343. 

The charges arose from an investigation by the Durant Police Department, the District 19 District Attorney’s Office, the Chickasaw Nation Tribal Police, the Choctaw Nation Tribal Police, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the United States Secret Service. 

United States Attorney Brian J. Kuester said, “This investigation is the result of dedicated law enforcement professionals from local, state, tribal and federal jurisdictions working together to serve and protect our communities. This team effort by many different agencies is a wonderful example of the effectiveness of multi-jurisdictional efforts to investigate criminal activity.”

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 Melody Nelson represented the United States.

 

Topic(s): 
Financial Fraud
Updated February 15, 2018