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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Felon Charged With Possessing Firearm And Ammunition

Muadhdhin Bey, age 33, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was charged today by Indictment1 with possessing a firearm and ammunition on March 28, 2016, after having been convicted of a felony offense, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum of 10 years in prison, a special assessment of $100, a 3 year term of supervised release, and a potential fine. 

The case was investigated by the Philadelphia Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jonathan B. Ortiz.                                                                         

1An Indictment is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Updated July 20, 2016