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

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Indictment Charges Convicted Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

Domingo Vargas, 36, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was charged today by Indictment with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.


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


This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the Philadelphia Police Department and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jeffery W. Whitt.

Updated February 27, 2015