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

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Defendant Charged With Robbing Four Banks In One Week

PHILADELPHIA – Richard Cooper, 37, of Philadelphia, was indicted today on four counts of bank robbery, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  The indictment alleges that Cooper robbed a TD Bank, located at 6635 Frankford Avenue, on April 11, 2015; alleges he robbed a Citizens Bank, located at 7327 Frankford Avenue, on April 13, 2015; alleges he robbed a TD Bank, located at 2267 East Butler Street, on April 15, 2015; and alleges he robbed TD Bank, located at 6635 Frankford Avenue, on April 17, 2015.  The defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of up to 80 years in prison, up to 3 years of supervised release, up to $1,000,000 in fines, and $400 in special assessments.


The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jason Bologna.


An Indictment, Information or Criminal Complaint is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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Updated May 20, 2015