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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Darby Man Charged With Stealing From Veterans Affairs

Isaac Bonner, 43, of Darby, Pennsylvania, was charged today by information with theft of public funds from the Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”), announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  It is alleged that the defendant submitted fraudulent time sheets while he was assigned to the VA Medical Center in Philadelphia, and took compensation for nursing aide services that he had not rendered.  The VA paid approximately $64,377 for such services that it never received. 

If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison, up to three years of supervised release, a fine of up to $250,000, and a $100 special assessment. 

The case was investigated by the VA Office of Inspector General and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney M. Beth Leahy.

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UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, EASTERN DISTRICTof PENNSYLVANIA
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
PATTY HARTMAN, Media Contact, 215-861-8525

Updated December 15, 2014