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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Richardson, Texas Man Pleads Guilty To Aggravated Identity Theft

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Raudy Acosta Fernandez, age 32, of Richardson, Texas, entered a guilty plea to Aggravated Identity Theft, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1028A(a)(1), punishable by not more than 2 years imprisonment, a fine up to $250,000.00, or both.

The Superseding Indictment alleges that on or about March 21, 2018, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did knowingly possess, and use, without lawful authority, a means of identification of another person during and in relation to Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud. 

The charges arose from an investigation by the Lighthorse 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): 
Identity Theft
Updated March 22, 2019