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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Two Individuals Indicted in February Federal Grand Jury

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office announced today the results of the February 2015 Federal Grand Jury.

“The following named individuals have been charged with a federal crime or crimes by the return of an indictment by the Grand Jury. A grand jury Indictment does not constitute evidence of guilt. A grand jury Indictment is a method of bringing formal charges against the defendant. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges and may not be found guilty unless evidence establishes guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Statutory maximum punishments are in parentheses. United States Sentencing Guidelines may be considered, upon conviction, by the sentencing court. Federal prison sentences are non-parolable.”

TORY DERREL LARKINS, age 30, of Lithia, GA

Possession Of Counterfeit SecuritiesPossession And Utterance Of A Counterfeit Security

The Indictment alleges that on or about October 8, 2014, and October 9, 2014, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, defendant herein, knowingly possessed, uttered and caused to be uttered counterfeit checks purported to be genuine checks of MTW Creations, LLC, drawn on an account at Bank of America, an organization which operates in interstate commerce, with intent to deceive another.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the United States Secret Service. The charges are in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 513(a), punishable not more than 10 years imprisonment; up to a $250,000.00 fine or both.

Assistant United States Attorney Rob Wallace

MARNITA CAROL PARKER, age 48, of Ravia, OKa/k/a MARNITA CAROL FOSTER

Theft Of Government FundsMaking A False Statement

The Indictment alleges that on or about October 16, 2009, and continuing until on or about May 1, 2014, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did knowingly and willfully embezzle, steal, and purloin money of the Department of Veterans Affairs, a department or agency of the United States, namely, Department of Veterans Affairs Dependency and Indemnity Compensation payments to which she knew she was not entitled, in the excess of $1000.00.

It is further alleged that on or about September 20, 2013, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the Defendant did knowingly and willfully make and cause to be made a materially false, fictitious, and fraudulent statement and representation in a matter within the jurisdiction of the Department of Veterans Affairs, an agency of the United States, in that on a Department of Veterans Affairs form known as “Marital Status Questionnaire” MARNITA CAROL FOSTER a/k/a Marnita Carol Parker completed the form and signed the form with her mother’s name, when in truth and fact, as defendant well knew, her mother was deceased.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Inspector General. The charges are in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 641, punishable by not more than 10 years imprisonment; up to a $250,000.00 fine and Title 18, United States Code, Section 1001(a)(2), punishable by not more than 5 years imprisonment; up to a $250,000.00 fine or both.

Assistant United States Attorney Rob Wallace

Updated March 13, 2015