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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Ambler Man Charged With Defrauding FHA

Eugene Peter Kenworthy, Jr., age 50, of Ambler, PA, was charged today by Indictment with wire fraud, false statements for the purpose of influencing the Federal Housing Administration, aggravated identity theft, and failure to file a tax return, announced Acting United States Attorney Louis Lappen.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence is 166 years’ imprisonment, five years of supervised release, a $5,050,000 fine, and a $1,000 special assessment

The case was investigated by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development - Office of Inspector General and the Internal Revenue Service - Criminal Investigation, and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Karen L. Grigsby.

An Indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Topic(s): 
Mortgage Fraud
Updated August 23, 2017